Protesting against fracking in the UK is now an imprisonable offence. Without the independent media, no-one would have been there to document this seismic shift in the criminalisation of environmental activism.
Anti-fracking movement 'Reclaim the Power' has announced its plans for a summer of disruption against a fracking site in Lancashire. This came days after Greg Clark said shale wells in England will be considered permitted development. CATHERINE HARTE reports