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ACTIVISM: Colombian Town Says 'No' to Gold Mine
Environment  (tags: acttivism, activists, workers rights in Bengladesh, world, society, rights, law, government, freedoms, children, culture, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 416 days ago - ipsnews.net
People in a farming town in central Colombia voted overwhelmingly against global corporation AngloGold Ashanti's La Colosa gold mine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Oklahoma's Governor to Save Sacred Mountain
Environment  (tags: activists, native american youth, society, world, usa, rights, education, culture, news, politics )

Cal
- 441 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop the destruction of Longhorn Mountain, a sacred site to local Indian tribes
NEW YORK: Fracking Patience Wears Thin
Environment  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, protection against abuse, equal rights, news )

Cal
- 474 days ago - democratandchronicle.com
Nearly five years after New York first looked at large-scale hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, both sides of the highly contentious shale-gas-drilling debate have finally reached common ground -- not on policy, but on a perceived lack of transparency.
Frozen Navajo Nation Declares State of Emergency Over Damage-Induced Water Shortages
Environment  (tags: weather, politics, ethics, culture, society, politics, law, government )

Cal
- 594 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Navajo Nation is facing such severe water shortages due to frozen waterlines, run-down water storage containers and weather-damaged water systems that President Ben Shelly has declared a state of emergency for the reservation.
Brazil Set to Trade Cultural Heritage for Iron Ore
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, culture, politics, society, strip mining, overdevelopment, environment, news, ethics, government, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 641 days ago - en.avaaz.org
Brazil, one of the world's great emerging economies, is at a crossroads. As the country seeks to accelerate economic growth, it risks losing ties to both its natural and cultural history.
Peru's Mysterious 'Lot Fitzcarrald' Threatens Uncontacted Tribes
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction, world )

Cal
- 650 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru is set to embark on a major expansion of gas operations in the Camisea region in the Amazon - a move which could decimate Indigenous peoples
Oil and Gas Drilling on the Rise in Ecuador and Peru; Indigenous Communities Share Concerns
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 650 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its operations into an area inhabited by nomadic groups that shun contact
Facing the Climate Gap: How Low-Income Communities of Color Are Leading the Charge on Climate Solutions
Environment  (tags: americans, culture, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, food, gardens. globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, neighborhoods, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 706 days ago - alternet.org
California's communities of color are implementing effective climate change responses that address social equity concerns while also building political momentum that can catalyze broader policy change.
As Arctic Melts, Inuit Face Tensions With Outside World
Environment  (tags: humans, environment, destruction, social development, culture, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems )

Cal
- 719 days ago - e360.yale.edu
With Arctic summer sea ice rapidly disappearing, the native Inuit of Canada are encountering not only unsettling changes in their subsistence way of life, but also a growing number of outsiders who will further transform their once-isolated homeland.
Brazil's Controversial Belo Monte Back on Track After Court Decision Overruled
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world, e )

Cal
- 754 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered work on the controversial Belo Monte dam in the Amazon to resume, overturning a lower court order that suspended the project less than two weeks ago
Opposition Grows For Navajos' Planned Grand Canyon Escalade
Environment  (tags: culture, society, rights, overdevelopment, Native rights, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, world )

Cal
- 783 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Developers are pushing forward with a plan for a large-scale tourist destination on the Navajo Nation at a place held sacred by the Hopi Tribe, despite mounting opposition even among some Navajo tribal members.
Indigenous Leaders Demand Suspension of Belo Monte Dam
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world )

Cal
- 804 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Indigenous leaders from six Amazon tribes have asked the Brazilian government to immediately suspend the installation license for the controversial Belo Monte dam, reports Amazon Watch
URGENT ACTION Brazilian President to Veto 'Catastrophic' Forest Code PLEASE SIGN!!
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, trees, weather, world, business, culture )

Kelly
- 815 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The proposed new Brazilian forest code, pushed through parliament by the powerful farming lobby in the face of national opposition, would provide an amnesty for landowners
Rio+20: Distrust of Business Won't Help Sustainable Development
Environment  (tags: animals, Rio+20, climate, climate-change, conservation, destruction, forests, energy, endangered, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, oceans, pollution, wildlife, world, business, culture, world )

Kelly
- 816 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Both acknowledge that some businesses are trying to move the world forward by arguing for stronger regulation that will lift the standards of business
Brazil's Belo Monte Dam: A Conflict in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world )

Cal
- 837 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conservationists and local indigenous people contend the Belo Monte project will exact a significant environmental and human toll, flooding 260 square miles of rainforest and displacing more than 20,000 people who depend on free-flowing rivers for their l
 

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