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Activists Arrested at ArborGen GE Trees World Headquarters
Petermann, Anne
A new organizing initiative called "GE Trees Fall" launched with a four day GE trees action training camp outside of Asheville North Carolina, over September 24th to the 27th, 2015.
Arboricide in Palestine - olive orchard destroyed
The Ecologist
Israeli settlers in Palestine's South Hebron Hills last week cut down an orchard of 36 olive trees, in the latest attack of a decades-long war against Palestinian culture and survival in which has see...
Blockading: a guide: Tips on some ways you can use your bodies and other materials to barricade, blockade and defend territory
Some campaigns will require a geographical space to be protected. This is a short guide with tips and advice on some ways you can use your bodies and other materials to barricade, blockade and defend ...
Cascadia Rising to Save the Forest: Against The Current vol. 110
Wald, Sarah
Protests in nine cities across California, Oregon and Washington took place February 23rd, coordinated by the Cascadia Rising Project, in response to the Bush Administration's removal of protections o...
Chipko movement: Connexipedia Article
Movement dedicated to the conservation, restoration and ecologically-sound use of India's natural resources. Known for practising Gandhian methods of satyagraha and non-violent resistance, such as hug...
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
Garry Oak Meadow Preservation Society
Dedicated to the preservation, protection and restoration of Garry oak stands and their natural habitats.
The Harrowsmith Reader: An Anthology from Canada's National Award Winning Magazine of Country Life and Alternatives to Bigness
Lawrence, James (ed.)
Articles on land, country careers, shelter, gardening, husbandry, food, trees, and rural life.
Legacy: The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016: Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
Tree sitting: Connexipedia Article
A form of environmentalist civil disobedience in which a protester sits in a tree, usually on a small platform built for the purpose, to protect it from being cut down.
World Without Trees
Lamb, Robert
Lamb says that "there is one thing of which you can be absolutely certain: if things go one as they are, some day the sun will rise on a world without trees. That day is closer than you think."

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Friends of the Trees
A small, grassroots non-profit which has been operating continually since 1978.
Zatoun is a NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which remi...

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Coco de Mer
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Conifer cone
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A Field Guide to Eastern Forests
Kricher, John C.; Morrison, Gordon
A "second-generation" field guide to the ecology of the forests and fields of eastern North America.
Honey locust
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Sacred Trees, Christmas Trees and New Year Trees: A Vision for the Future
Ó Croidheáin, Caoimhghin
Trees are a very important part of world culture and have been at the centre of ideological conflict for hundreds of years.In the current debates over climate change, trees have an immensely important...
The Tree of Life
Farragher, Elaine
The Eastern White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) is indeed a hardy species. Although slow-growing, it is inexorable once it gets under way, for it has few enemies. While other trees are being devoured by ...

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1988 International Green Front Report
Periodical profile published 1988
Pilarski, Michael
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