Free the Soil report #4: getting ready for action day!
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Today is the last preparation day before the action. Just by taking a look around, you can see excitement and determination on people’s faces. The atmosphere is joyful, yet a bit nervous…

Free the Soil report #3: How about the low lands?
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On the third day the camp is buzzing from action preparations, but in between we have been learning and exchanging about the local area and its soil. And because of similarities in soils, climate, and agricultural practices, these discussions are quite relevant for the Netherlands as well. The workshop / … verder lezen

ASEED at Reclaims the Seeds Amsterdam
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Come and join us for a weekend full of seed exchanges, political discussions, gardening workshops and farm tours at the Reclaim the Seeds event on the 23rd and 24th March at the Fruittuin van West in Amsterdam! But there are more Reclaim the Seeds events in the Netherlands in 2019! … verder lezen

Successful Agroecological Case Studies: #2 Chololo Ecovillage, Tanzania
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In central Tanzania, the project Chololo Ecovillage was launched in 2011 as a response to effects of climate change that are already affecting agricultural production, such as changing rainfall patterns. The success of the project can be attributed among other things to a multi-dimensional approach: not only production practices, but … verder lezen

Creatures from the earth rise up: “Stop Yara!”
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Wednesday morning, November 28th, activists from the Fossil Free Agriculture campaign protested in front of the European Mineral Fertilizer Summit against the use of synthetic fertilizers and the influence of fertilizer companies on climate policies. This summit, which took place in a hotel in Badhoevendorp, had employees of fertilizer giant … verder lezen

(NL) Duizenden mensen in actie tegen bruinkool (Ende Gelände 2018)
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Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.

Protest at townhall and presentation BioPolder Lutkemeer
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[text only available in Dutch] De strijd voor het behoud van de Lutkemeerpolder gaat door. We laten dit vruchtbare akkerbouwgebied ten westen van Amsterdam niet zomaar onder het zand verdwijnen! Komende woensdag (3 oktober) zal er worden ingesproken bij een Amsterdamse commissievergadering. Vooraf zullen we met spandoeken, een groot protestbord … verder lezen

Solidarity with Hambach Forest! Stop Climate change!
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From the threatened Lutkemeerpolder in Amsterdam we stand in solidarity with everyone fighting to protect the Hambach Forest, which is at this moment being destroyed by RWE and the German state. Hambach is one of the oldest forests of Europe and is being cut for the expansion of the Hambach … verder lezen

Blockade of Danish storage facility of synthetic fertilisers Yara
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New campaign against industrial agriculture: On March 26 (2018) activists blockade Yara’s synthetic fertilizer storage facility in southern Zealand, Denmark. [Report from the Danish activists:] We are writing to you to let you know about a new campaign that the climate collective has recently thrown its support behind. ”Free the … 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

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