Monday Mar 23, 2015 In 1993 I was a young organizer blockading logging roads in Clayoquot Sound with 10,000 others to stop a timber company from clear-cutting pristine British Columbia old-growth rainforest. The government had turned its back on the First Nations, the logging companies pushed for more land, and after years of peaceful protest it was time to escalate.... read more »
Monday Jan 26, 2015
"When Big Oil tries to bring dangerous oil trains into our communities, we stand up and fight back," said longtime community leader Andres Soto in front of a packed audience at the California Nurses Association Union Hall in downtown Oakland.... read more »
Friday Jan 9, 2015 When the logging industry’s phony Sustainable Forestry Initiative released a new set of rules on January 7, ForestEthics was ready with our own new report, Peeling Back the Eco-Labels.... read more »
Thursday Jan 8, 2015 The oil industry wants to turn California into an extreme oil superhighway. There are currently seven separate proposals for massive new oil train terminals that would bring millions of gallons of toxic crude oil into California every day on dangerous mile-long trains. The oil industry is targeting California with seven oil train projects in Bakersfield (two projects), Benicia, Pittsburg, Richmond, San Luis Obispo County, and Stockton.... read more »
Friday Dec 12, 2014 These words have never been more true in America than in the soul twisting days that followed the miscarriage of justice in Ferguson and Staten Island. Young black men in our nation are, and I use this word with purpose and the pain it entails, routinely gunned down by the police with no repercussions. Once every 28 hours.... read more »
Tuesday Dec 9, 2014 I stood in the deluge for hours along with the rain-sodden press corps, drenched protestors and soggy police. It was November 21, the second day of arrests on Burnaby Mountain. The next day even more people came back, even more were arrested in civil disobedience actions to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline.... read more »
ForestEthics, ForestEthics Advocacy & ForestEthics Solution are a coalition of organizations leading the fight to protect people, our environment & our climate from the threats posed by logging & the pursuit of extreme oil like tar sands.