2104, 2017

Are Your Easter Lilies Poisoning This California Town?

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A spray rig applies the carcinogenic fungicide chlorothalonil onto Easter lily fields adjacent to Smith River Elementary School (buildings in the background). On this day wind speeds were clocked at 30 mph. Photo by Greg [...]

1307, 2016

The Tracks of the Coyote

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Rod Coronado photographed at FCI Tucson in October 1994 by Max Aguilera-Hellweg. This article originally appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine. By Dean Kuipers, June 1, 1995 Rod Coronado's radical campaign to destroy America's fur [...]

2111, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Tough Questions for Feds after They Jailed an Innocent Man for Nine Years

By | November 21st, 2015|Categories: Blog, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This article originally appeared at By Dean Kuipers, July 30, 2015. Nine years into a 20-year prison sentence, California activist Eric McDavid was freed after love letters between himself and an FBI informant had been "inadvertently" misplaced during his trial.

1404, 2015

Shepherding the Sea: Dr. Reese Halter

By | April 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Conservation biologist Reese Halter, whom you might know from YouTube or MSNBC or the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, writes books that revel in the wonder of nature. But in his newest book, Shepherding the Sea: The Race to Save Our Oceans, Dr. Halter has gone past wonder to take the offensive, arguing vociferously that a collapse of ocean ecology threatens all life on Earth.

1503, 2015

Are the Alps Crumbling?

By | March 15th, 2015|Categories: Stories|0 Comments

This article was originally posted in Men's Journal By Dean Kuipers Dec 2014 Rising temperatures are causing more rock slides on the world's biggest mountains. Credit: Jon Griffith / Aurora Two days after [...]

2509, 2009

Operation Bite Back: Rod Coronado's War to Save American Wilderness

By | September 25th, 2009|Categories: Operation Bite Back, Reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

Rod Coronado's most spectacular act of eco-sabotage occurred on the evening of November 8, 1986. Coronado and David Howitt, both about 20 years old and members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, sought to do nothing less than cripple Iceland's whaling fleet and draw attention to countries flouting a global ban on the hunting of whales then in place. Camouflaged in dark rain gear and ski masks, they first destroyed the Hvalfjordur whaling station, smashing its computer control room, confiscating record books to prove that Iceland was still killing whales, and dumping expensive repair equipment into the fjord.