The US drought monitor (most recently updated November 13th) shows that 51.9% of Oregon’s land mass is in “severe drought,” with 34.3% in “extreme drought” characterized by major crop/pasture losses, and widespread water shortages or restrictions. This news comes as California battles extreme November wildfires. Eugene had 15 inches of rain less than normal during […]
DGR Eugene is currently focused on training and internal organizing work. We are looking for new members who are self-motivated and skilled, and who want to participate in resistance, propaganda, training, and other tasks. Contact us if you want to get involved or collaborate.
THE SITUATION Our world is in crisis. Species extinction, topsoil loss, deforestation, rising seas, ocean acidification, global warming. It’s no exaggeration to say that the dominant culture is killing the planet. At the same time, societies around the world are staggeringly unjust. Neocolonialism builds up empires on the backs of indigenous peoples, sweatshop workers, unpaid […]
You are invited to join us for the seventh annual Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Action Camp, May 25th – 28th, 2018 – A Gathering for Celebration, Community, Movement Building, Ecology, and Land Defense! Based in Spring Valley, Nevada (between the towns of Ely and Baker), the Action Camp is a gathering of organizers, ecologists, indigenous […]
Note: audio begins at about 12:45 in the above video. What really happened at PIELC 2018? Over the first weekend in March, members and allies of Deep Green Resistance (DGR) attended, presented, and tabled at PIELC (Public Interest Environmental Law Conference) in Eugene, OR, as we have for as long as our organization has existed. […]
Derrick Jensen is speaking on Sunday morning at 10:30am Pacific Time! Tune in here to watch. If you plan to attend in person, details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/834181743423985/ Click here to watch: https://www.facebook.com/deepgreenresistance/videos/1738194872906275/?notif_id=1519947043868681¬if_t=live_video_schedule_broadcaster
Derrick Jensen, who has been called the philosopher-poet of the environmental movement, is speaking in Eugene, OR at the public library on March 4th. The event will take place from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Jensen is the author of 26 books, including Endgame, A Language Older Than Words, and Deep Green Resistance. Location: Eugene Public Library, […]
Activists, save these dates: Deep Green Resistance will conduct advanced training in direct action, revolutionary strategy, tactics, and organizing June 22 – 24. This workshop is aimed at providing practical skills and networking to activists, organizers, and revolutionaries interested in saving the planet. Environmental and social justice activists realize we are losing. Our tactics are […]
DGR Eugene continues to meet and organize locally and regionally with DGR members and allies from across the state and the region. Please contact us if you are interested in being involved in our resistance work.
“Contemporary public concern for protecting nature’s ecological equilibrium should lead to the conferral of standing upon environmental objects to sue for their own preservation.” Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, Sierra Club v. Morton (1972) Denver, Colorado–In a first-in-the-nation lawsuit filed in federal court, the Colorado River is asking for judicial recognition of itself as […]