colesprouse I’m the final boss of your workplace. Boardroom bowser coming at you with the shittiest sales ideas, reporting all you small angry children to HR, and restricting your access to all your favorite websites. My daddy owns the firm and I worked very hard for this position so don’t test me.
Anyhow...new interview out for @pusspussmag with the babes @mescondi and @ninachebt
colesprouse “These forests are the last intimate and private places for my soul” said Elder Bill Jones (shown in previous slide), a key figure for the protection of the fairy creek old growth and member of the local First Nation people- the Pacheedaht. Demonstrating that “usage,” in an industrial sense, is not limited to dollars and cents and often doesn’t properly encompass a forest’s cultural and historical value in the consideration of legal protection.
colesprouse New story with @i_d is here.
The last great watershed of ancient old-growth forest in British Columbia lies threatened by logging. These thousand-year-old towering yellow cedars in Fairy Creek now serve as an environmental and cultural battleground between pro-conservation groups, @fairycreekblockade@rainforestflyingsquad@ancientforestalliance@endangeredecosystemsalliance , and pro-industry lobbyists/loggers, Teal Jones. To complicate matters even further, this grand watershed sits upon Pacheedaht land, a First Nations group with a history of colonist erasure. These ancient yellow cedar trees are considered incredibly financially valuable, and though the Pacheedaht are entitled to a small sum of financial compensation from the logging, a Teal Jones gag order and a group of green-minded Pacheedaht have brought new consideration to whether the pillaging of these ancient forests is truly worth the price. Now, with the court clearing of a legal injunction in Teal Jones’ favour that will cement the fate of the trees, activists mentally and physically prepare to stop the loggers.
Check out @ancientforestalliance@rainforestflyingsquad and @endangeredecosystemsalliance for resources on how to better get involved, and keep up with my coverage over next couple days. Link to story in bio.