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Tools for Dismantling Pipelines

By Jeremy Cherson   |   Aug 23, 2016 August 23, 2016

A few months ago, I attended the book launch of Patagonia’s Tools for Grassroots Activists at Patagonia SoHo in New York City. The book launch fired me up and primed me to dig into the tools of the book to find out how they could help… Read More

How to Prevent Oil Spills

How to Prevent Oil Spills

By Rick Ridgeway   |   Jun 8, 2015 June 8, 2015

When the oil hit our pristine Santa Barbara beaches in 1969, I remember feeling shocked. We walked the beaches in a kind of haze, scraping up tar without HAZMAT suits or even gloves. The devastation was enormous and we were heartbroken. Forty-five years later, Californians have made progress in… Read More

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Black Tide

By Tony Butt   |   Dec 4, 2012 December 4, 2012

We are constantly reminded that our oil-based consumer society, with our excessive use of plastics, obsession with air travel and inefficient ways of heating and lighting our homes, will eventually lead to environmental suicide in the form of global warming and resource depletion. But… Read More