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Police search polar bear at climate camp

18-08-2007 23:12

police search polar bear
Early Saturday morning, police outside the Camp for Climate Action were spotted searching a polar bear under section 44 of the Terrorism Act (2000). Far from being a terror threat, the polar bear is itself threatened by the effects of climate change on its habitat.

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Actions at the Ukraine No Border Camp

18-08-2007 22:52

Yesterday was the day of action at the Ukraine No Border Camp. Near the camp are two immigration prisons where people trying to enter the EU are incarcerated. After hearing about the conditions inside the Pavshinov camp, some participants of the No Border camp decided to pay these prisons a visit. These were the first demonstrations against these prisons in the area.

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Dubstep video of the climate camp - photos video music for screenings

18-08-2007 22:03

there have been so many good photos on the news wire that we thought it would be good to do a video of the photos to musick - the light and the dark

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Alabama 3 play to raise money for No Border Camp!

18-08-2007 21:42

At a gig next Friday in South London...

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This is an experiment in self-government

18-08-2007 21:08

This is an experiment in self-government that I am privileged to witness. Call it anarchism, call it collectivism, call it what you like, but will it work? Can people govern themselves on a camp for one week?

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bristol airport action

18-08-2007 18:47

Collective direct action can save the planet - Neither Flash Gordon nor Gordon Brown will do it for us!

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Policing the Police at Climate Camp

18-08-2007 18:00

A personal account of FIT Watch

FIT Watch was set up a couple of months ago to oppose and monitor the activities of the Forward Intelligence Teams. These are cops who routinely harass and intimidate protesters (for full background see Whilst we’ve had a presence at a couple of public meetings, Climate Camp has been our first opportunity to practice our tactics in a protest situation

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travel centres shut up shop for climate camp

18-08-2007 17:38

Travel agents were the target of an action involving chaining the doors of various travel centres in central London. Signs were placed on the doors of each shop (see attached).

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Pictures Of Children Blockade At World Freight Centre

18-08-2007 16:54

At around 3pm this afternoon children and their parents from around the UK gathered at Heathrow's World Freight Centre to blockade its access road. Around 15 people took part in the blockade which was taken over by others from the Camp For Climate Action after 45 minutes. No one has been arrested so far and police, FIT team as well as BAA security are present at the scene. The blockaders unrolled a banner reading 'Enjoy Local Food' to highlight the effects to climate change that flying food around the world causes.

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Local View Of The Climate Camp

18-08-2007 16:54

RIP Sipson?
A local view of the airport, BAA and Climate Camp

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Climate Camp Videos on YouTube

18-08-2007 16:33

Videos coming from inside the Climate camp, Heathrow, uploaded to YouTube for easy viewing.

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Carmel Agrexco update - depot closed for 3 hours!

18-08-2007 15:39

Update of State of Emergency action at Carmel Agrexco today from State of Emergency

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Cargo-Striker and Climate-Camper Solidarity

18-08-2007 14:16

Workers and Campers chat
Cargo workers at Nippon Express Heathrow depot are out on strike against changes that would see them working 25% longer hours for no extra pay. Climate campers have been keen to show their support and have visited the picket line throughout the current 48-hour stoppage, which ends at 6am Sunday. This morning about 30 campers brought a banner (and about 20 police!) and chatted to strikers for a couple of hours.

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5 Arrests and Carmel Agrexco Offices Trashed

18-08-2007 13:58

Update at 14.54

The Carmel Agrexco action is now being wound up. 5 activists arrested and the offices of Carmel Agrexco the arch exporter of illegal Israeli settlement goods, have been trashed.

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Seize the day and sikhs @ climate camp

18-08-2007 13:21

As if the climate camp wasn't an amazing enough place, top top band Seize the Day played brilliantly to a large audience in the big marquee last night.

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Two arrested, Carmel Argexco up date at 13.30

18-08-2007 12:51

Carmel Agrexco occupation update at 13.30.

Two arrests from inside the depo, as yet charges of those arrested unknown.

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30+ climate campers show solidarity with NIPPON workers

18-08-2007 12:35

30+ climate campers show solidarity with NIPPON workers today

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Radley Lakes - Npower Sell More Ash in 2006 Than Ever Before

18-08-2007 12:34

Npower's justification for filling Thrupp Lakes with ash is looking
very sketchy now.

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FIT Watch Spotter Card

18-08-2007 12:21

Fit Watch Spotter Card
Here is the spotter card used by FIT Watch at climate camp. We had several requests for the coloured original, so here it is.

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Activists Target Carmel Agrexco in Conjuction with Climate Camp

18-08-2007 12:08

At 1pm, approximately 20 activists from London, Brighton, Reading and the nearby Climate Camp entered the Carmel Agrexco site in Hayes Middlesex where some activists have D-locked the gates shut. They are being entertained by Samba. Four police arrived on the scene almost immediately.