Last climber removed from the oak forest While everywhere the motor saws were already roaring, the last climber – Ed- was taken out of the Sterrebos on Tuesday, February 8. With an extra high crane because both the aerial work platform and the police climbers could not reach him. This brought an end to an… Continue reading Farewell Sterrebos
VDL seduces neighborhood group into deal and clears way for immediate logging. Immediately after VDL Nedcar managed to entice the local organization The Green Spore Wolf into a deal to withdraw a lawsuit that could have saved the Sterrebos, the police entered the forest. Members of a special police unit began climbing into the trees… Continue reading Eviction of Sterrebos occupation has started
We are grateful and overwhelmed by the enormous support we are receiving for the occupation of the Sterrebos. Not only from the immediate area, but from all over the country and even beyond we are getting messages of support, donations (money, food, supplies) and solidarity actions are being set up. This is really heartwarming when… Continue reading Enough is enough: limits to growth
February 5, 2022 Early this morning about thirty activists tried to reach the Sterrebos near VDL Nedcar in Limburg. Since Friday, January 28, the forest has been occupied by an environmental activist who wants to protect the forest from logging for expansion of the car factory. Eight activists managed to climb a tree during the… Continue reading Despite tight surveillance more activists in Sterrebos
Save the forest keep the tree, along with job security! The organisations in solidarity that earlier took the initiative for the declaration of support are now calling for a big protest on Sunday at the Sterrebos: On Friday 28 January, a brave group of forest protectors occupied the Sterrebos. They protested against the construction of… Continue reading Solidarity demonstration sunday @Sterrebos
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!
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