We would like to thank everyone who donated food! Finally, the mayor agreed that we could provide food to the forest protectors. Hopefully we can make another round this evening!
Month: January 2022
Sterrebos near VDL Nedcar occupied
January 28, 2022 A group of environmental activists occupied the Sterrebos near Born (Limburg) early this morning. They climbed the trees with ropes and installed themselves in hammocks. The action is organized to protect the forest from the planned felling by car manufacturer VDL Nedcar. VDL Nedcar wants to build a new production line on… Continue reading Sterrebos near VDL Nedcar occupied
Will Rivian save the Sterrebos?
On Friday, January 21, we sent a letter to Rivian, urging them to preserve the Sterrebos. On Monday we got a reply from the car company: they say they are going to discuss stopping negotiations. Since this company claims to have the same passions as we do, they obviously have no choice but to preserve… Continue reading Will Rivian save the Sterrebos?
Send a message to Rivian
VDL is negotiating its potential new production line with the American start up Rivian, a producer of electric cars. If we are to believe Rivian’s website, they are a company that contributes to the fight against climate change and wants to ‘preserve nature’ with their electric cars. However, if Rivian is really concerned about the… Continue reading Send a message to Rivian
Open Letter to Rivian
Today we sent this letter to Rivian urging them to ensure that the Sterrebos will be preserved. Please share widely! Dear Mr. Scaringe, For some time now negotiations have been taking place between Rivian and VDL Group about starting an assembly line at the VDL Nedcar factory in Born, the Netherlands.We, activists of Red het Sterrebos,… Continue reading Open Letter to Rivian
Fighting spirit in Sittard
On 8 January, Red het Sterrebos organised a demonstration in Sittard for the preservation of the Sterrebos forest. Almost 200 people came, from all over the country, and there were speeches by action groups such as Fridays for Future and Amelisweerd niet Geasfalteerd, and departments of political parties. Check out our video and take action… Continue reading Fighting spirit in Sittard