The world against fracking
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On Saturday, the 13th of October, people from all over the world joined forces for the “Global Gas Down, Frack Down Day of Action” to protest against gas extraction and fracking. ASEED also took action by supporting the student organisation Fossielvrij Groningen. “These peoples’ lives are in limbus”. Chris Ashford … verder lezen

Seedmail #46: Campaign meeting, Free the Soil & Ende Gelände
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We kicked off our Fossil Free Agriculture campaign successfully and have already started with some great planning for future actions, events and more. Recently we have been involved in an action camp on the field across the way from the threatened Boterbloem farm in Amsterdam Osdorp and we are currently … verder lezen

Join our Open Campaign Meeting!
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ASEED Europe is inviting all interested people to join our monthly open meeting for building a Fossil Free Agriculture Campaign, on Tuesday October 9th in Amsterdam. This will be the fourth meeting since June and a great opportunity to hear more and be a part of this campaign. Practical points: … verder lezen

From NL to DE: Take a ride with us to Ende Gelände!
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This October 25th-29th, thousands of people will gather for the next Ende Gelände mass civil disobedience protest. We will be using our bodies and stand in the way of the gigantic coal machinery that threatens Hambacher Forest. This post is to share information on the buses that will be organised … verder lezen

A Note from the Food Autonomy Festival#2
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On May 26th, the 2nd edition of the Food Autonomy Festival took place. A special mention for all the participants: speakers, collectives, workshop facilitators, cooks, veg choppers, bar folk, seed-swappers, musicians, funds (especially Alert!) and everyone else who participated in this edition of the FAF! We also want to thank … verder lezen

Buy The Planet Summit
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On the 12th of December, French president Emmanuel Macron gathered international negotiators in Paris for the One Planet Summit. Exactly two years after signing the Paris Agreement, the idea was to celebrate this achievement and go further in tackling climate change. The summit has been organised by the United Nations … verder lezen

Agriculture, a topic forgotten from the climate conferences
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From the 6th to the 17th of November 2017, ASEED will focus its attention on Bonn. During two weeks, the German city will welcome the COP23 and the most influential people of the planet, including lobbyists of big industries and companies whose task is to improve their business and to … verder lezen

A Note from the Food Autonomy Festival (FAF)
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On Saturday May 6, the sun decided to make an appearance for the Food Autonomy Festival. As well as being thankful for the good weather, we would also like to say a big thank you to the volunteers, speakers, collectives, workshop facilitators, moderators, cooks, choppers, bar folk, seed-swappers, musicians, and … verder lezen

Rainforest Conservation and Natural Capital: Putting a Price on Life with the Complicity of ¨Progressives¨
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The faltering global economy needs new resources to invest in. What could be more valuable than life itself? According to the New York Times, the ¨Save the Rainforest¨ campaign of 10 years ago forced through changes such as the moratorium on clearing forests for the production of soy which dramatically … verder lezen

Livestock & Anthropogenic Green House Gases in the era of the Capitalocene
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How Industrial Livestock Production is Causing Climate Change and how to Organise Against it.   Introduction During the International Geological Congress held in Cape Town last year, a group of scientists announced the Anthropocene, an epoch in the earth’s history defined most prominently by human activity. One piece of evidence, … verder lezen

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