VIDEO: The Tar Sands Action Was Just Phase One

Written by Mike G The Understory September 7, 2011Also read What Comes Next for Tar Sands Action The Tar Sands Action wrapped up last Saturday, and I have to say it was a truly amazing thing to watch transpire. In all, 1,253 people were arrested protesting the expansion of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.But more than that, they were protesting what the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline ... [click title to continue]

Taking on Tarmageddon: Trailer

Taking on Tarmageddon Campbell Road Productions has partnered with the environmental campaign groups People & Planet and the UK Tar Sands Network to produce a documentary investigating the tar sands oil extraction project in Alberta, Canada. People & Planet have selected 8 students from their network that will head off to Canada to meet with the Beaver Lake Cree first nation who live right in the middle ... [click title to continue]

VIDEO: Tar Sands Action By “Gasland” Director Josh Fox

By Jenn Breckenridge The Understory“There’s only been one tool that people have turned to in desperate times to change the world: Civil disobedience.”Director Josh Fox was nominated for an Oscar for his film Gasland, which exposed the impact of hydraulic fracturing of the earth for natural gas, also known as fracking. Today, he turns his documentarian skills towards the Alberta tar sands ... [click title to continue]