Latest Eco-terrorism Stories
It was Sept. 19, 2001, little more than a week after September 11. A deeply wounded nation was in shock and on high alert.
Two activists attacked a Japanese whaling ship with a bottle of acid and a smoke bomb Friday, slightly injuring two crew members after the vessel helped rescue the protesters from the icy Ross Sea off Antarctica, officials said.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (Reuters) - Four people were charged with the 1998 firebombing of a ritzy lodge at Colorado's Vail ski resort that caused $12 million in damage, U.S. officials said on Friday. U.S.
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Four British animal rights militants were jailed for 40 years on Thursday over the desecration of the grave of a woman whose family bred guinea pigs for medical research.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Three young men accused of setting fire to nine Baptist churches in rural Alabama pleaded not guilty during a brief hearing before a U.S. magistrate on Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A federal jury in New Jersey convicted six animal rights activists on Thursday using an anti-terrorism law for the first time.
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A radical environmental activist has been indicted by a federal grand jury for demonstrating how to build a firebomb in a speech just 15 hours after a fire that his group claimed responsibility for destroyed a large apartment complex being built nearby.
By Michael Fitzgerald SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A federal grand jury indicted three alleged "eco-terrorists" on Wednesday on charges of plotting to blow up facilities like dams and cell phone towers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eleven environmental and animal rights activists have been indicted in a series of attacks in the U.S. West on targets that included the Vail Ski Resort in Colorado, the Justice Department said on Friday.
Six people believed to be radical environmental activists were indicted for crimes in Oregon and Washington including destroying power facilities and torching offices at a tree farm, prosecutors said on Thursday.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.