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Korean Police Arrest Protesters Against Jeju Island Naval Base

Article: Korean Police Arrest Protesters Against Jeju Island Naval Base

Once it was known as an eco-paradise, a resort island of peace, but today hundreds of police clashed with villagers protesting construction of a Korean naval base on Jeju Island.

Vote for climate justice: download a song

Article: Vote for climate justice: download a song

Ever signed an online petition? Made a short video as part of a campaign directed an issue that’s meaningful to you? These have been ways activist organizations have tried to demonstrate numbers and unity. This week, Kofi Anan’s Time for Climate Justice campaign (aka TckTckTck) will add a new tool to the activism arsenal: a song download.

Breathe Easy, Bush Smog Standards to Be Reviewed by EPA

Article: Breathe Easy, Bush Smog Standards to Be Reviewed by EPA

The 2008 national smog standards adopted by the Bush administration will be reconsidered to ensure they are “scientifically sound and protective of human health,” the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.

60 Environmental Groups Support Sotomayor for Supreme Court

Article: 60 Environmental Groups Support Sotomayor for Supreme Court

ixty environmental, conservation and Native American organizations sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee members today expressing their support for confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.