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ACTION! Jailed for Resisting Big Palm Oil: Release the MALOA Six!
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, corporate greed, corruption, palm oil, indigenous rights, protection, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

Cal
- 61 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Six people were sentenced to several months in prison in a protracted show trial in Sierra Leone for protesting the loss of their land and livelihoods to Socfin, a multinational palm oil company
PAPER FOR WATER: Giving People Running Water Who Never Had It Before--Making a Difference!!
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', water, activism, making adifference, gift of running water, GoodNews, water, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 61 days ago - paperforwater.org
The mission was born out of the desire that two little girls had to help other girls in 3rd world countries who do not get to go to school because they spend their days hauling water.Isabelle and Katherine also learned that a child dies every 20 seconds
How a Cambodian Tribe Is Getting Pushed Off Its Land By An Energy Company
Environment  (tags: corproate land grabs, asia, indigenous rights, relocatins, culture shock, environment, energy, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 152 days ago - vice.com
There's a pattern in Cambodia, in Southeast Asia where private corporations want things and they offer relocation packages. But when people move into those kinds of places in Cambodia, they find there's very little to do in terms of jobs, there's little
Tell Pope Francis: Divest the Vatican: PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, climate, climate-change, fossil fuels, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, protection, pollution )

Beverly
- 572 days ago - act.350.org
If it's wrong to wreck the planet, then it's wrong to profit from that wreckage.
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
- 1104 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
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
- 1135 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
- 1181 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Indigenous groups say they weren't consulted as required by constitution
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
- 1429 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
- 1496 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
- 1780 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
- 1830 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
40,000 Indigenous and Local People Displaced, 400,000 Acres of Rainforest to Be DESTROYED Unless We Speak Up!
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Sustainabililty, indigenous, dam, brazil, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, habitat, humans )

Steve
- 1984 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Belo Monte would be a project bigger than the Panama Canal, flooding at least 400,000 acres of rainforest, displacing 40,000 indigenous and local people, and destroying the priceless habitats of countless unique species
Native Americans: Navajo Indians Targeted for Brutal Genocide, in Arizona, USA ...By Sen. John McCain & a Few Greedy Senators
Environment  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world, nature, pollution, suffering )

Ester
- 2903 days ago - cain2008.org
A video about Senator McCain's Personal Holocaust against the Human Rights & Religious Freedom of the Dineh-Navajo in AZ. At a cost of $400 million to the US Taxpayer. And the man claims he's "against Pork Barrel spending" ??
PSI: World Water Day 2008
Environment  (tags: water, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, environment, water )

Laurie
- 3021 days ago - psi.org
More than a billion people worldwide lack access to improved water sources. Unsafe water kills nearly 2 million children every year and as each day passes another 5,000 children die from dehydration due to infectious diarrhea. The scale of this problem is
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
- 3048 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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