Ativistas interrompem primeiro-ministro de Portugal e exigem que diga a verdade sobre os impactos do aumento do tráfego aéreo

A Rebelião da Extinção invadiu o aniversário do partido do governo, no passado dia 22 de abril, para denunciar o acordo que o governo português assinou com a multinacional Vinci para um novo aeroporto no Montijo e expansão do aeroporto da Portela. As ativistas, que subscrevem a declaração da rede ATERRA – Stay Grounded, interromperam o discurso do primeiro ministro com aviões de papel e exibiram uma faixa onde se lê “Mais aviões? Só a brincar! Precisamos dum plano B, não há planeta B”. (more…)

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Illegal construction works associated with New Mexico City International Airport

CPOOME raises an urgent alert upon the illegal construction works associated with the New Mexico City International Airport. Workers, trucks and heavy machinery had entered the Ejidos of Nexquipayac on the Texcoco Lake shore without authorization and presentation of the project to the community on March 6th. After having faced resistance by farmers, the construction company was guarded by about a hundred strikers and armed men in the second attempt, threatening ejidatarios and ...

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Open Letter: Solidarity with Save Maldives

On Febuary 26, the Stay Grounded Network sent out an open letter to the President of the Maldives on behalf of its more than 100 global member organisations in solidarity with the Save Maldives citizen movement. It urges the recently elected President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to stop the ongoing and planned destruction of ecosystems and livelihoods for airport infrastructure - making the archipelago even more vulnerable to the climate crisis.

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Veleiros no Tejo contra aeroporto no Montijo

Este domingo à tarde, juntámo-nos em Lisboa para uma ação surpresa em defesa do estuário do Tejo, contra o projeto do novo aeroporto previsto para o Montijo. Enquanto na cimeira do clima na Polónia os líderes mundiais continuam o “business as usual”, dois veleiros fundearam em frente ao Terreiro do Paço e desembarcaram no Cais das Colunas, numa ação intitulada “Içar as velas pelo estuário do Tejo! Não ao novo aeroporto no Montijo”.

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Press Release: ‘Bulacan Aerotropolis’ threatens marine ecology, food security – fisherfolk

Calling it as one of the biggest environmental disasters to hit Manila Bay, the activist fisherfolk group PAMALAKAYA-Pilipinas said the Bulacan Aerotropolis Project will kill both the marine ecosystem and the lives of thousands of fisherfolk who subsist by fishing in the waters of Manila Bay. The project will be constructed at the 2,500-hectare waters of Manila Bay in ...

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