Content Index

This issue of Ecotopia Earth First! includes Judi Bari’s call for action in the endangered Headwaters Forest as well as a Headwaters legislative proposal by Maribelle Murrelet, Darryl Cherney and Laurie Sarachek report on the EF! blockade of MAXXAM redwoods logging in Redway, and Naomi Wagner writes on Helicopter logging in Albion. Additionally, there is an integrated confessions-to-L-P section provided followed by an article on L-P’s slap suit against Earth First!. The issue of tree spiking is discussed, Alicia Little Tree reviews the autobiography of Assata Shakur and Julie Muson lays open the harmful effects of a landfill in an Indian reservoir.

This issue of the Wild Rockies Review provides the usual update on EF! and issues concerning the Montana group, while focusing heavily on the protection of the wolf population.

In this Earth First! End Corporate Dominance! issue Cedar Stevens, Adrian Boutureira, Roger Baker, John Thoms, Chris Wilhite, Neal Tuttrup, Bill Medaille, Dug Schoellkopf, Karen Hadden, Erin Rogers, Sharon Jenkins, and Jupiter O'Halloran discuss topics like the menace of the Endangered Species Act, the global gathering of indigenous people fighting the oil industry, Mexican Zapatismo, Austin’s transportation and land use infrastructure, the reduction of urban sprawl, EF! encounters with the criminal system, the restoration of Texas Hill Country, Freeport McMoran mining in West Papua, Indonesia, the EF! suit against Austin mayor, the Children’s march to save Sierra Blanca, and includes a report from the 1996 Earth First! Activist Conference in the end.

This introductory guide to the Earth First! movement was produced by The Earth First! Journal as a service for Earth First! local groups. It includes the purpose and definition of Earth First!, their philosophy, their task forces, and provide information about Earth First! Foundation and -Journal, wilderness preservation, local groups, monkey wrenching, and direct action.

In this issue of the The Voice of the Wild Siskiyou of Spring 1998, a quarterly newsletter of the Siskiyou Regional Education Project, Art R. Kruckeberg and Frank A. Lang provide information about the Klamath-Siskyiou bioregion, a unique place situated along the Pacific Ocean across the Californian and Oregon border. Further, they ask the question of “how to preserve this bioregion and all its distinctive ecosystems - in the face of ongoing resource extraction and other human incursions?”, and encourage joining the Siskiyou Project network.

In this special Baby Treesus issue of Earth First! Ecotopia, Earth First! sets forth its four-moratorium of campaigns named after seasons: Redwood Summer - Corporate Fall - Nuclear Winter. It mainly focuses on the Corporate Fall protests and other cases that required EF! demonstrations concerning the problem of “logging to infinity”. The issue additionally includes letters to the editor, a quiz, and a plea for money.

In this issue of Willamette Week of December 1992, Paul Roberts discusses economist Timothy Hermach’s shock therapy for timber policy. For him, federal timber policy is subsidized socialism at its least efficient. His new economic environmentalism: “He wants to reverse deforestation.”

This Earth First! issue serves as a citizen’s guide to the US Forest Service and its negative impact on U.S. national forests. As topics Scott Greacen includes reform proposals for the USFS, the role of deep ecology, the destruction of eco-systems across the U.S. and its related abuse of Native American cultural heritage and a call for the protection of national forests. Earth First!'s own position and its demands in this context are stated in the end.

This special edition of Earth first! is dedicated to Samhain, the Celtic term for “summer’s end”, a time to reassess our goals and strategies. Topics are endangered rivers, tar sands, protection from environmental degradation, information about US climate justice activism (MCJ), the green Scare, Deep Ecology, and the G 20 Summit among others. Letters to the editor and songs are included as well.

In this 1995 annual report, issued by non-profit foundation the Fund for Wild Nature, which supports people who are willing to protect ecosystems, its board of directors gives an update on current anti-environmental politics and the problem of the skirting of environmental laws. The purpose of the fund as well as the funding guidelines with its areas of support and grant projects are laid out. Their intent is to foster connections among diverse groups providing more insight into the philosophy of Deep Ecology.