In the UK authorities have been busted infiltrating legal environmental groups.
Undercover police are running a network of hundreds of informants inside protest organisations who secretly feed them intelligence in return for cash
"The methods employed are disturbing, and more worrying yet is the lack of any clearly identifiable body responsible for this. These individuals seem to have some kind of police support or at the very least connections with the police – the access to police stations confirms that – but my concern is the lack of accountability and the threat to the individual and her right to protest."
- Police caught on tape trying to recruit Plane Stupid protester as spy
- Police 'pay protester informers'
French media reported that the largely state-owned French electricity company EDF has been caught spying on Greenpeace France.
spies have apparently infiltrated several anti-nuclear groups in France and reportedly sometimes with the blessing of the French secret services.
Fires gutted four multimillion-dollar model homes in a Seattle suburb on Monday, and authorities found a sign purportedly left by ecoterrorists that mocks claims that the homes were environmentally friendly.