UO students protest logging practices' threat to climate change

This week UO students, along with members of Cascadia Forest Defenders, are protesting logging practices and their threat to climate change.

Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 7:36 AM
Updated: Apr. 18, 2019 7:55 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- University of Oregon students are protesting in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion's global week of actions.

Extinction Rebellion is an initiative which promotes political and economic change.

The protest on campus includes a tree sit and aims to stop logging on all public lands.

Members of the Cascadia Forest Defenders are also supporting the protest.

Many University of Oregon students said they support the effort.

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