Are hurricanes racist? It seems like a ridiculous question, but why is it that, no matter the type of natural disaster, it seems to always affect Third World countries far more significantly than First World ones? Certainly this has been most recently exemplified by the hugely destructive tropical cyclones that slam tropical and sub-tropical regions […]

Three years ago the Danish government approved a law aimed at “defending animal rights” by enforcing that all animals must be stunned before slaughter. At first, many refused to recognize that this law would act as an effective ban on Kosher and Halal slaughter, as the practice of stunning animals before slaughter is against Jewish […]

According to a new report, compiled by “greenpeace” from various studies on air pollutants and resultant diseases, air pollution in India is responsible for more than 1.2 million premature deaths annually. India ranks with China as having the worst air quality in the world, choked with pollutants in many regions by the heavy industry which […]

Currently, the destructive wildfires in Portugal have resulted in 61 deaths and have continued for several days. This has made the wildfire the deadliest in over half a century, with many people being caught by surprise while driving through the forested areas near area between Figueiró dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pêra. Not much has […]

We received this question about our previous post ‘Green Maoism’. QUESTION I’ve read your text on Earth first! and I found strange that you do not speak about the ideology of considering nature has having a value in itself. It is the basic ideology of Earth First and the point is to accept it or not. […]

By Amaranta S. In Western philosophy man and nature have always been characterized as oppositional forces. Therefore it follows that man must triumph over nature in order to survive. The philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, the first liberal thinker, was built entirely upon this dichotomous understanding. According to Hobbes, the only way for humans to survive […]

By Bucharest Twin Modern indigenous people’s movements which have grown rapidly in the Occupied Americas over the past six decades sit at the intersection of social justice and environmentalism. The issues central to the indigenous movement are a direct result of the history of colonialism. People native to the America’s have been subjected to colonial […]