Categories Archives: Listening to the Land

The Ecomodernist Manifesto is a program for genocide and ecocide

12 Nov

Perhaps you’ve heard of the false promise of Bright Green Technology? If you couple that with a strong dose of human-centrism, you might have something like Ecomodernism. That’s not a good thing. Deep Green Resistance co-founder Derrick Jensen explains. The idea of a ‘good, or even great, Anthropocene’ as promised in the Ecomodernist Manifesto is […]

The Castle Rock Prairie Dogs are Gone: Open Letter from an Exile

10 Nov

What follows is an essay from a Deep Green Resistance member. Perhaps this Open Letter serves as an epitaph for the Castle Rock Prairie Dog community, as well as a call to act. We welcome all those who would stand up in defense of the living.   Open Letter From an Exile: I wore this […]

There’s Still Time

15 Aug

“Bears are made of the same dust as we, and breathe the same winds and drink of the same waters. A bear’s days are warmed by the same sun, a bear’s dwellings are overdomed by the same blue sky, and a bear’s life turns and ebbs with heart-pulsings like ours and was poured from the […]

Get to Know the Land You’re Destroying (or Saving)

13 Jun

It’s easy to disparage or destroy people, animals, plants or things when we know little about them. It’s a psychological thing. This phenomenon underlies lots of the more unpleasant activities in our world, like how we treat people who are ‘different’ than us, how we wage war on the living world in general, and the […]

Learning to Resist: Fighting Development in Castle Rock , CO to Protect Life, Land and Prairie Habitat

27 May

by Deanna Meyer Last spring as the grasses started greening up and springing across the landscape, I joyfully drove through one of the most magnificent prairie dog colonies left along Colorado’s Front Range. Almost two hundred acres were packed full of the cozy little families all basking in the sun, rolling on the burrows, kissing and […]

Help Save the Castle Rock Prairie Dogs: Fund Wildlands Defense

15 May

Readers of this site understand how precious our wildlife is, and how hard some of us are fighting to preserve the living world. Deep Green Resistance’s good friends at Wildlands Defense are fighting the good fight, but need your help to succeed. Check out the link below, and help as you can. Fund Wildlands Defense […]

The Maul at Castle Rock

11 May

Readers who have frequented this site no doubt have heard of the massacre of prairie dogs resulting from developers who want to build the Promenade Mall in Castle Rock. Deep Green Resistance is happy to publish a deeper background story on the massacre by freelance journalist Suzanne Grover.   The Maul at Castle Rock by […]

Alberta Development Violates Promise, Starts Burying Prairie Dogs

4 Feb

The Castle Rock Killing Field, aka “The Nation’s Biggest Mall”, continues to take deadly form on Colorado’s Front Range. Concerned individuals called the town last year to inquire about the construction they heard might take place at the expense of this colony, only to be told no work would begin until 2016.   That, of […]

Castle Rock Prairie Dogs: A Visual Update

3 Feb

Sunday, several concerned activists visited the site of the proposed “Largest Mall in America”, also known as the planned killing field of thousands of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs and the destruction of their habitat. While we surveyed the site of further carnage, a friend dropped by. You might not like Prairie Dogs as much as you […]

Help Save the Castle Rock Mall Prairie Dogs

28 Jan

The ‘Nation’s Biggest Mall’, planned  for Douglas County, Colorado, would kill one of the largest prairie dog colonies on Colorado’s Front Range. Currently, Alberta Development LLC is in charge of the construction and annihilation of this prairie dog colony, which is critical to the plains’ biodiversity and long-range health. Alberta Development is planning on eradicating 40 […]