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Earth First! Summer Gathering 2009

August 1st, 2009 · post by Fred Goodsell · Make a comment

This years Earth First! Summer Gathering is fast approaching and promises as ever to be an unmissable event.

The Earth First! Summer Gathering is a five day get-together featuring workshops and discussions on the fight against ecological destruction. Workshops cover everything from permaculture to the environmental effects of the arms trade.

This years event takes place from the 19th-24th of August in the Lake District, Cumbria.

Earth First! describes its self as ‘a network of people and campaigns who fight ecological destruction and the forces driving it. We believe in doing it ourselves rather than relying on governments or industry. Direct action is at the heart of what we do, whether we’re standing in front of a bulldozer, shutting down an opencast mine or ripping up a field of GM crops.’

A full time table of the gathering as well as more details of the event can be found at www.earthfirstgathering.org.uk

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