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SpongeBob’s Last Stand

” SpongeBob’s Last Stand ” is the eighth episode of the seventh season and the 134th overall episode of the SpongeBob SquarePants American animated television series . It originally aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on April 22, 2010, in celebration of Earth Day . (more…)

Tree sitting

Tree sitting is a form of environmentalist civil disobedience in which to protest sits in a tree, usually on a small platform built for the purpose, to protect it from being cut down (speculating that loggers will not endanger human lives by cutting an occupied tree) . Supporters usually provide the tree sitters with food and other supplies. (more…)

Say Yes demonstrations

The “Say Yes” demonstrations were held in a series of simultaneous political demonstrations in Australia on 5 June 2011 to coincide with World Environment Day . [1] The gatherings have Were Organized demonstrations of Some public media for political actions is climate change in Australia, Including Support for mitigation , investment in renewable energy and decommissioning of fossil fuel power stations and polluting industry. The largest individual gatherings attracting 10,000 in Melbourne and 8,000 in Sydney . [1] (more…)

Phosphorite War

The Phosphorite War ( Estonian : Fosforiidisõda ) is the name given to a late-1980s environmental campaign in the then- Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic , against the opening of large phosphorite mines in the Virumaa region. The movement, peaking in 1987, was successful in achieving its immediate goals, but also in encouraging and strengthening the nationalist movement to the restoration of Estonian independence in 1991. [1] [2] In Estonia it is considered as a catalyst to the destabilization and dissolution of the Soviet regime. [3] (more…)

Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta

The Kupa Piti Kungka Tjuta is a council of Senior Aboriginal Women from Coober Pedy, South Australia . [1] [2] They protest against government plans to dump radioactive waste in their land, and for the protection of their land and culture. (more…)

Homes before Roads

Homes before Roads was a 1970s political movement and campaign in the United Kingdom, first formed in London in 1970 to oppose plans to build a system of concentric motorways through London, known as Ringways . [1] The name was subsequently used by other anti-freeway campaigns elsewhere in the country. (more…)

Hands off our Forest

Hands off our Forest (HOOF) is a campaign group FORMED in 2010 to fight the UK Government’s Proposed sale of publicly owned land in the Forest of Dean . ‘Hands off our Forest’ to describe themselves as a broad alliance of groups and individuals. [1] (more…)

Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship box

After Greenpeace activists attempted to scale the Prirazlomnaya drilling platform on September 18, 2013, as part of a protest against Arctic oil production, Russian authorities the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise in the international waters of the Russian Exclusive Economic Zone on September 19, 2013, arrested the crew at gunpoint, towed the ship to Murmansk, and detained the crew of 28 activists and two freelance journalists. The Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal investigation, charging the activists initially with piracy and later with hooliganism . Since the Arctic Sunrisewas flying the Dutch flag, the Netherlands filed a case at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS box 22) which can not resolve the conflict. Russia ignored the ruling ITLOS, but eventually released the crew as part of a general amnesty adopted by the State Duma after two months of detention. The Arctic Sunrise is released in June 2014. (more…)

Ende Gelände 2016

Ende Gelände 2016 was a large civil disobedience protest movement in Germany to limit global warming through fossil fuel phase-out . (more…)

Elm Conflict

The Elm Conflict (Swedish: Almstriden ), Also Known As the Battle of the Elms (Swedish: Slaget om almarna ) Was a hassle and public protest is May 11-12, 1971. Organized by Alternativ stad (the Stockholm branch of Friends of the Earth ), the disputed centred on the destruction of 13 Scots elm trees located at the Kungsträdgården metro station in Kungsträdgården , Stockholm, Sweden. The Stockholm city council, supported by the Swedish government, proposed to the subway. (more…)