350 Maine

350 Maine

Flotilla formed to protect the Penobscot

On Saturday, more than a hundred Mainers from across the state gathered at the Bangor waterfront and in canoes, kayaks and other craft on the Penobscot River to celebrate the

environment

Maine’s future depends on immediate action on climate change

On Saturday, more than 2,000 Mainers marched to the State House in Augusta to demand action on climate change at both the state and federal levels. They made a compelling

organizing

Women take over the Beacon Podcast to discuss week one of The Resistance

Amy Halsted and Taryn Hallweaver take over the podcast this week to talk about the women’s march, movement-building, intersectionality, and the fight ahead. They’re joined by June Sapiel of the

Donald Trump

Mainers urge Sen. Collins to reject Trump’s ‘fossil fuel’ cabinet

Mainers protested outside Senator Susan Collins’ Portland office on Monday, calling on her to reject President-elect Trump’s climate-denying nominees to head the Environmental Protection Agency and Departments of State and

Supreme Court

Maine kids file petition to force state to address climate change

A group of Mainers submitted a climate change petition for rulemaking to the state Department of Environmental Protection and Board of Environmental Protection last week requesting that the implement an

human rights

Mainers rally in solidarity with Dakota Access Pipeline resistance

More than a hundred Mainers gathered in Congress Square Park in Portland on Saturday to show support for the indigenous communities, farmers and other landowners engaged in a non-violent protest

human rights

Climate justice requires everyday Mainers to begin taking nonviolent direct action

The week of May 7 through May 15 will see a wave of nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience on every continent and in six or more regions of the