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Environment

Ecuador's Tribes Declare 'National Mobilization' Against Oil and Mining
Environment  (tags: world, politics, conflict, indigenous peoples rights, minig interests, environmental activism, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, ecosystems, environment, government, politics, world, energy, green )

Cal
- 67 days ago - theecologist.org
Ecuador is facing an unprecedented confrontation between a 'progressive' left-leaning government and a national coalition of indigenous peoples determined to stop vast oil and mining projects taking place on their community land and villages
ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM: The Occupy Movement Is Dead - Long Live Participatory Democracy!
Environment  (tags: ecocide, environmental activism, world, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, nature, destruction, habitatdestruction, pollution, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 321 days ago - theecologist.org
There are people all over the world who haven't forgotten the wisdom of their ancestors and who are coming together in the name of 'participatory democracy' to ensure that their voice is heard; that they are not silent witnesses to the crime of ecocide.
8 Suspects Arrested in Jairo Mora Case, But Motive Remains Unclear
Environment  (tags: Jairo Mora, Sandoval, environmental activism, death, justice, turtles, politics, protection, humans, government, environment, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 359 days ago - ticotimes.net
In an early-morning series of raids in the province of Limón, Costa Rican police captured eight suspects in the May 31 slaying of turtle conservationist Jairo Mora.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Bring Sea Turtle Activist's Killers to Justice
Environment  (tags: Jairo Mora, Sandoval, environmental activism, death, justice, turtles, politics, protection, humans, government, environment, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 392 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jairo Mora Sandoval, a 26-year-old conservationist who worked as a beach monitor for the Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network was brutally beaten, bound and murdered last month. Tell the Costa Rican government we need to find his killer and pro
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A Real Hero in the Chesapeake Bay
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, corporate, abuse, environment, ethics, environment, destruction, protection, nature, activists, society, activism, environmental activism, safety, protection, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, nature, healthcondition )

Cal
- 655 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Kathy Phillips is a real heroine. She's standing up to Perdue, a company responsible for a large percentage of the pollution pouring into the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding waterways
ACTIVISM: Nevada Tribe Fights Coal Plant in Pollution Battle
Environment  (tags: environmental activism, activism, native activism, habitat, environment, destruction, nature, humans, politics, protection, trees, water, conservation, government, green )

Cal
- 810 days ago - nativetimes.com
A tiny Native American reservation outside Las Vegas is trying to persuade the federal government that its community faces serious health risks from a nearby coal-fired power plant by appealing to a nationwide campaign to increase visibility at national p
ACTIVISM: Greenpeace Activists Invade French Nuclear Plant Sites
Environment  (tags: Greenpeace, environment, activism, environmental activism, destruction, protection, energy, pollution, humans, habitat, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 967 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Greenpeace says environmental activists have stormed into the grounds of several French nuclear power plants in a "nonviolent" action aimed to show the vulnerability of atomic sites in France.
ACTIVISM: Thousands Protest Giant Gold Mine in Peru's Mountains
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, environmental activism, world, protection, forests, ecosystems, environment, government, green, conservation, humans, nature, politics, ethics, health, environment, ecosystems, conservation, pollution, politics, humans, protection, ha )

Cal
- 973 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Fearing water contamination and pollution, over ten thousand people in Cajamarca, Peru are taking part in protests against mining plans by US-company Newmont Mining Corporation.
ACTIVISM: Papua New Guinea: Landowners Resist Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: activists, activism, environmental activism, world, protection, forests, ecosystems, environment, government, green, conservation, humans, nature, politics )

Cal
- 987 days ago - greenleft.org.au
The role of notorious Malaysian-owned logging company Rimbunan Hijau (RH) is in the spotlight after Greenpeace activists blockaded one of its ships in Papua New Guinea on October 24.
ACTIVISM: KNOWLEDGE YIELDING TO POWER? WHEN THE PROFESSORS KNEEL BEFORE THE POLITICIANS
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, activism, environmental activism, China, energy, politics, world, protection, humans, nature, pollution, conservation, GoodNews, green, government )

Cal
- 992 days ago - worldcrunch.com
In China, a group of professors at Yangtze University knelt down in front of the local municipality building to plead for the closure of a polluting steel mill. Some say it was a shameful sign of the times. But you know what? It worked.
ACTIVISM: Greenpeace Protests 'Climate Killer' Coal Plant in S.Africa
Environment  (tags: Greenpeace, environment, activism, environmental activism, destruction, protection, energy, pollution, humans, habitat, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 994 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Six activists from environmental group Greenpeace scaled a crane at the construction site of a coal-fired power plant in South Africa on Monday and unfurled banners calling it a "climate killer".
ACTIVISM: MSU Greenpeace Students Arrested Over the University's Use of Coal Plant to Generate Electricity
Environment  (tags: activism, Keystone XL Pipeline, education, environmental activism, conservation, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, protection, humans, nature, green, government, energy, environment, destruction, green, pollution )

Cal
- 1012 days ago - statenews.com
Three of the seven Michigan State University students who occupied university President Lou Anna K. Simon's office were arrested Thursday after refusing to leave the building when it closed at 5 p.m.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Momentum Is Building To Stop the Keystone XL PIpeline-- Can You Help Spread the Word?
Environment  (tags: activism, Keystone XL Pipeline, environmental activism, conservation, environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, protection, humans, nature, green, government )

Cal
- 1012 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Momentum is building to stop Keystone XL--We now have over 3000 people signed up tojoin the action on November 6th. That means if we keep growing, we can make this action a decisive turning point for stopping Keystone XL.
ACTIVISM: Jail Before Climate-Wrecking Tar Sands, Canadians Say
Environment  (tags: environmental activism, activism, tar sands, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, politics, energy, world )

Cal
- 1036 days ago - ipsnews.net
More than 200 Canadians engaged in civil disobedience, with 117 arrested in Canada's quiet capital city on Monday. The reason? To protest the Stephen Harper right-wing government's open support for the oil industry
ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM: PERU--Indigenous People Blockade River Against 'Murderous' Oil Company
Environment  (tags: environmental activism, world, protection, humans, habitat, environment, ecosystems, politics, politics, humans, energy, world )

Cal
- 1042 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Over the weekend more than 100 Shuar indigenous people, also known as Wampis, blockaded the Morona River in Peru in an effort to stop exploratory oil drilling by Canadian-owned Talisman Energy.
 

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