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Direct Action: 1/13 of 13

Marie Mason. Photo: supportmariemason.org.

The Ecoterrorist and me

David Rovics

10th December 2013

Marie Mason is five years into a 22-year sentence for participating in non-violent - but highly destructive - actions with the Earth Liberation Front. David Rovics met with her at the Carswell Federal Women's Prison in Fort Worth, Texas. more...
Village anti-fracking protest. Photo: Jim Wickens / EFU.

Transylvania revolts: Farmers against fracking

Jim Wickens

27th November 2013

The unspoilt pastoral landscape of Transylvania is the latest battlefield in the war against aggressive fossil energy extraction. Jim Wickens reports on the farming communities fighting back against multinational energy companies. more...
Climate change protest

Where next for eco-activism in the UK?

Bibi van der Zee

6th July, 2011

After the failure of the Copenhagen climate talks, the undercover police scandal, the disbanding of Climate Camp - and the sudden rise of UK Uncut - Bibi van der Zee takes the temperature of Britain's green activism movement more...
Just Do It

Just Do It: the story of modern-day outlaws

Matilda Lee

6th July, 2011

A new film launching on July 15th gives an in-depth look inside the clandestine world of environmental direct action more...
If a Tree Falls

If a tree falls: the story behind the making of an American 'eco terrorist' group

Matilda Lee

22nd June, 2011

The Earth Liberation Front targeted dozens of businesses they accused of destroying the environment. As a new film charting its rise and fall premieres in the US, Matilda Lee speaks to director Marshall Curry about the fine line between activism and terrorism more...

How to Win Campaigns Part 2: Working with the media

Chris Rose

8th November, 2010

Top tips on getting and sustaining media attention for your campaign, from one of the leading campaigners around... more...

How to Win Campaigns Part I: Communication essentials

Chris Rose

29th October, 2010

Proven top tips on communicating your issues effectively from one of the UK's most successful campaigners... more...
Helen Iles

Undercurrents: the campaign film pioneers still setting the agenda

Eifion Rees

5th October, 2010

Eifion Rees reports on the video journalists producing environmental and social justice films that influence public opinion - and consistently get closer to the issues than the mainstream media more...
Protestors carry cans of 'oil' marked with BP logo

Spilling oil over the Tate: the activists' story

Felix Gonzales

30th June, 2010

'Is it art?', a bystander asked of the demonstration against a ceremony at the Tate celebrating BP's support for British art. A good question - if it ain't, it's certainly effective more...
Shell petrol pumps covered in 'climate crime scene' tape

How to shut down a Shell petrol station... in style

Felix Gonzales

17th May, 2010

On 15th May, protesters shut down the Islington Shell petrol station for five hours in a non-violent, 'party at the pumps'. Watch the video to find out more... more...

The 300-350 Show: Climate Camp 2009 part two

Phil England

24th August, 2009

When is direct action justified? In the second part of his special programme on Climate Camp, Phil England gets the lowdown on the legalities of protest more...
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Direct action - the winning argument?

Sarah Lewis

13th May, 2009

When a Victorian tea party took over Heathrow's Terminal 1 earlier this year, it was a clear sign that environmental campaigning had taken a large step away from time-worn methods of protesting. more...

Direct Action: 1/13 of 13

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Carry On Climate Camp

Ian Duff

14th August, 2008

Campaigns officer for WWF UK, Ian Duff, reflects on his participation in this year's Climate Camp and the relevance of civil disobedience in today's climate change campaign more...

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