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Northern Gateway Pipeline Approval Overturned
Environment  (tags: canada, Federal Court of Appeals, first nations, pipeline project, environment, humans, nature, world )

- 115 days ago -
Federal Court of Appeal finds Canada failed to consult with First Nations on pipeline project
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Clean Drinking Water on All First Nations Reserves in Canada Immediately
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, water, Canada, First Nations, rights, world, protection, pollution, politics )

- 195 days ago -
The issues range from mercury contamination to inadequate sanitation systems leading to invasive, antibiotic-resistant infections in children and increased illness and poor sanitation in the general community.
UNESCO Declares Largest Biosphere Reserve in North America
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, First Nations, animalwelfare, protection, wildanimals, environment, conservation, GoodNews, government )

- 215 days ago -
Tsá Túé International Biosphere Reserve is the first such reserve in northern Canada and the first to be led entirely by indigenous communities. The designation was made to reflect the region's ecological significance and the efforts by indigenous comm
Canada Extends Olive Branch to First Nations Amid Escalating Pipeline Tensions
Environment  (tags: pipelines, First nations, indigenous rights, Canada, govenrment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection )

- 274 days ago -
As a tense court case resumed Friday morning, the Trudeau government extended an olive branch to a First Nation that accused the federal government of failing to consult them on Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the BC Government to Stop Ignoring the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: planned development, indigneous rights, Canada, First Nations, ecosystems, destruction, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, water, wildlife )

- 405 days ago -
There is no dispute that construction of the dam, and the flooding of more than 80 kilometres of the Peace River Valley, will have a severe impact on the First Nations and Métis families and communities who depend on this unique ecosystem.
This Changes Everything   video
Environment  (tags: Naomi Klein, Canada, Alberta tar sands, Guardian Docs, First Nations, indigenous, environmental nightmare )

- 499 days ago -
Naomi Klein did not think climate change was her issue but when she realised the close link between environmental destruction and inequality everything changed. the Canadian govt granted virtual free rein to companies seeking oil in Alberta tar sands.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Logging Giant Eacom: Ontario: Stop Logging the Benny Forest
Environment  (tags: destruction, logging, indigenous rights, First Nations, world )

- 530 days ago -
Please give more say to the families here who love the land and who will ensure its ongoing well-being for the sake of a long term home for their children and grandchildren, and for the sake of all the Indigenous plants, animals, and medicines
Help Stop the Northern Gateway Pipeline in Canada - NRDC's Save BioGems
Environment  (tags: Environment, Canada, Spirit Bear, Marine Wildlife, Endangered Species, First Nations, Oil Industry, Habitat destruction, Ecosystem, Rainforest, Trees, NRDC, Petition to sign )

- 606 days ago -
Canada's federal government has just approved the Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline, which threatens to destroy the coastal rainforest home of the Spirit Bear and First Nations communities that have thrived there for thousands of years.
Don't Destroy First Nations Heritage Sites
Environment  (tags: BC, First Nations, heritage sites, people, dam, flood, petition )

- 659 days ago -
A new dam will soon flood a large number of First Nations heritage sites, forcing many families to move. While the dam would be a source of clean energy for the area, it would also displace up to 20 families and reinforce the ongoing exploitation of First
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 )

- 781 days ago -
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 )

- 831 days ago -
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 )

- 857 days ago -
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 )

- 859 days ago -
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 )

- 894 days ago -
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

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