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An Economic Boom in Turkey Takes a Toll on Marine Life
Environment  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 308 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The development-at-any-cost policies of Turkish Prime Minister Recip Tayyip Erdogan -- a key factor behind the protests and clashes in Istanbul's Taksim Square -- are also playing a role in the steady decline of the nation's porpoises, dolphins, and other
Native American Activism: Environmental Issues Take Priority
Environment  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 329 days ago - theecologist.org
A dynamic environmental activism movement pioneered by highly engaged youth from native communities is spreading across North America
In Landmark Ruling, Indonesia's Indigenous People Win Right to Millions of Hectares of Forest
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, development, destruction of naturnative rights, indigenous peoples rights, politics, Idle No More Movement, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, politics, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, news, world, protection, nature )

Cal
- 339 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In a landmark ruling, Indonesia's Constitutional Court has invalidated the Indonesian government's claim to millions of hectares of forest land, potentially giving indigenous and local communities the right to manage their customary forests
Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest May Be Auctioned to Chinese Oil Companies
Environment  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 385 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Indigenous groups say they weren't consulted as required by constitution
First Nations Protests Take Aim at Oil Sands
Environment  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 463 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Plans likely to proceed for more first nations protests this week, with possible blockades of railways and highways. Politicians can also expect to be greeted by more protesters when they return to their official House of Commons duties at the end of the
China's Population and Economy Are a Double Whammy for the World
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, pollution, development, world, ethics, china, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, news, world, pollution )

Cal
- 633 days ago - latimes.com
China's 'one-child' policy has slowed population growth and brought prosperity -- but it couldn't avert massive damage to the environment.
Rich People Vs. Wildlife Conservation Trusts
Environment  (tags: law, government, freedoms, religion, media, literature, politics, news, middle-east, politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, environment, ecosystems, pollution )

Cal
- 699 days ago - motherjones.com
The legal battles have become so ubiquitious that the land trusts have been forced to set up an insurance company to help them pay the bills. The trusts typically win the cases, but which can take a decade or more to resolve, as the Times reports:
BOLIVIA: Amazon Road Plan Has Native People on the March Again
Environment  (tags: world, protection, humans, indigneous peoples rights, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems, nature, pollution, world, news, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics )

Cal
- 984 days ago - ipsnews.net
Indigenous people in the eastern lowlands of Bolivia are again preparing to make the long march to La Paz, 21 years after their first such protest. They have vowed to make the trek in defence of their lands, which they say are threatened by plans for a hi
TAKE ACTION!! BRAZIL: World to Dilma: Save the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, politics, ENVIRONMENT, environment, ecosystems, Amazon, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, ecosystems, environment, forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 1034 days ago - avaaz.org
The Amazon forest is at risk. The Brazilian Congress has watered down strict forest protection laws and brave Brazilian activists are being murdered for speaking out--79% of Brazilians support Dilma's veto of the forest law changes, but their voices are b
Nigeria Cleans 'Poisoned' Villages
Environment  (tags: death, children, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, environment, pollution, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1415 days ago - news24.com
Health workers have set up emergency treatment centres in northern Nigeria for scores of children suffering from lead poisoning and are racing to contain contamination which has already killed more than 160 people.
Africa: "Environmentalist? Is That a Politician With Food for Our People?"
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, corruption, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, news, politics, society, world, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, goodnews, protection, nature, humans )

Gavin
- 2252 days ago - ecoworldly.com
Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement has started over 3,000 tree nurseries, produced 20 million trees and involved 50,000 women. "Recognizing that sustainable development, democracy and peace are indivisible is an idea whose time has come."
   

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