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Drills Away in Canada's Arctic - 1.35 Million Hectares of Wilderness Open to Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, First Nations, indigenous rights, wildlife, world, water, nature, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
Companies are competing to exploit the Northwest Territories' 2-3 billion barrels of shale oil, as the NWT government ignores calls from indigenous nations and scientists for a moratorium on fracking pending an open review of its impacts.
CANADA: First Nations Challenge Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline in Court
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Enbridge Pipeline, First Nations, indigenous rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, world, wildlife, humans, government )

Cal
- 69 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several First Nations and some environmental groups have filed suit to block the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Inc. through their territory, with a total of four legal challenges mounted as of Monday July 14.
Vancouver Crowd Cheers As War Is Declared on Northern Gateway.
Environment  (tags: Enbridge Pipeline, Northern Gateway Pipeline, Harper, First Nations, Oil Spills, Oil Sands, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America, shipping of tar sands oil, animals, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, government, huma )

Betsy
- 95 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
UBCIC Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said he declared "war" on Enbridge and the Harper government -- but by the looks on his face and those of others, the moment seemed an unusually joyful one. "It's official - the war is on!" said a smiling Phillip.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Enbridge: Honour Your Commitment to First Nations and Affected Communities - No Pipelines Without Consent
Environment  (tags: First Nations, Northern Gateway Pipeline, indigenous rights, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, endangered, energy, world, humans, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 96 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Enbridge has stated its commitment to renew conversations with First Nations and other communities in the pathway of the pipeline. Before shovels hit the ground, it has promised to address any "remaining concerns" these communities have.
Small Local Protests Kill Big Oil and Mining Worldwide
Environment  (tags: Environment, environmental justice, First Nations, Native Americans, Local Protests, grievance, climate change, big oil, mining, sustainability risk )

Betsy
- 131 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Multinational corporations are infamous for pushing native people off their land in order to open a new gold mine, extract oil, or otherwise extract local resources. For decades, backlash has been thought to be both limited and ineffectual
Neil Young Blasts Canada's Leaders, Big Oil for 'Killing' First Nations
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Neil oung, First Nations, development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 252 days ago - hollywoodreporter.com
"The blood of these people are on modern Canada's hands," said the veteran rocker, who will perform benefit concerts to mount a legal challenge against Alberta's tar sands development.
How First Nations Guardians Defend British Columbia's Fragile Coast
Environment  (tags: First Nations, stewardship, conservation, protection, ecosystems, environment, green, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, trees )

Cal
- 278 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Attracting environmentalists, tourists, big game hunters, and natural resource developers from all over the globe, this fragile and much-coveted ecosystem has been home to First Nations for over 10,000 years
First Nations Gain Powerful New Allies in Fight Against 
Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, Tankers
Environment  (tags: Enbridge NorthernGateway Pipeline, First Nations, activism, environment, protection, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, politics, pollution, humans, nature, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 290 days ago - yinkadene.ca
~Solidarity Accord aligns First Nations with supporters from across Canadian society ahead of a Joint Review Panel decision on the project ~
Take Action: 30 ACTIONS IN SOLIDARITY WITH MI'KMAQ ANTI-FRACKING PROTEST!
Environment  (tags: Take Action, direct action, organize, sign petition, donate, participate, #fracking, #banfracking, natural gas, fossil fuels, #dirtyenergy, #idlenomore, #resist, First Nations, Mi'kMaq people )

Brian
- 339 days ago - idlenomore.ca
Our Mi'kmaq relatives need our support. Members of the Elsipogtog First Nation and supporters of the Anti-Shale, Anti-Fracking Nonviolent Action in New Brunswick (Canada)
ExxonMobil Pipeline Bursts On Blackfeet Reservation in Montana   video
Environment  (tags: oil spill, pipelinebreach, tar sands, Blackfeet Reservation, toxic contamination, poisoned earth, poisoned water, oil, fossil fuels, climate change, ExxonMobil, indigenous rights, First Nations, apitalism, profit vs human survival, people vs corporations )

Brian
- 528 days ago - youtube.com
Is it any surprise that Big Oil and Big Media co-conspire to hide these disasters from the public? This massive oil spill has contaminated the Cutbank River. Exxon has apparently done much less than possible to even begin to clean up the site.
Witness - To The Last Drop   video
Environment  (tags: Witness, To The Last Drop, Aljazeera, Canada, Alberta, Tar Sands, dirty oil, cancer, Fort Chipewyan, oil sands, USA, First Nations )

Dandelion
- 662 days ago - youtube.com
A Faustian pact with the American energy consumer, the Canadian Gov't is doing everything it can to protect the dirtiest oil project ever known. Fort Chipewyan has experienced spike in cancer & dire studies have revealed the true consequences of dirty oil
Alberta Tar Sands Illegal Under Treaty 8, First Nations Charge
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Alberta, First Nations, Shell, fossil fuels, climate change, after empire, indigenous leadership, planet, environmental justice, people vs corporations, people power )

Brian
- 703 days ago - yesmagazine.org
"In 1899, First Nations in northern Alberta signed a treaty with Queen Victoria that enshrined their right to practice traditional lifeways. Today, it's the basis for a legal challenge to Shell Oil's mining of tar sands."
'It's Going to Be War': First Nations Battle Canadian Tar Sands
Environment  (tags: Canada, First Nations, local municipalities, opposition to Northern Gateway pipelne, Harper, Enbridge, Northern Gateway Pipeline, Alberta Tar Sands, tar sands oil, Keystone XL Pipeline, TransCanada, British Columbia, environmental concerns, China )

Judy
- 943 days ago - commondreams.org
Canada's Harper-run government has lobbied hard on behalf of both the Keystone XL pipeline and Northern Gatway. First Nations and local municipalities, however, have refused to back down from their opposition.
ACTIVISM: Canadian Natives Warn Against Pipeline to Pacific
Environment  (tags: environment, proposed Pacific pipeline, destruction, First Nations, Native Rights, native protests, activism, ecosystems, conservation, pollution, world, protection )

Cal
- 985 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Aboriginal leaders opposed to a C$5.5 billion ($5.4 billion) oil sands pipeline backed by Canada's government warned that the project could devastate fishing and traditional life on the rugged Pacific Coast and called for it to be stopped.
 

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