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TAKE ACTION NOW! Activists Held at Gunpoint in the Russian Arctic
Environment  (tags: Activists, Greenpeace, activism, Russia, humanrights, environment, ecosystems, protection, radia-active, humans, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 365 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
On 20 September the Russian Coast Guard illegally boarded the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise while in international waters and arrested 30 activists on board at gunpoint. The activists were protesting Arctic oil drilling on the Gazprom platform, Prirazlo
Worst Drought in 30 Years Threatens Millions in Southern Africa With Food Insecurity
Environment  (tags: world, politics, africa, hunger, drought, children, death, ethics, Refugees&Relief, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 397 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Around 2 million people face food insecurity in northern Namibia and southern Angola as the worst regional drought in decades takes its toll, according to the UN.
Repsol to Drill for Oil in Amazon Rainforest in Peru | Environment | Guardian.Co.Uk
Environment  (tags: government, conflict, freedoms, HumanRights, politics, pollution, trees, water, endangered, forests, habitat, nature, destruction, environment, energy, healthconditions )

Kevin
- 444 days ago - guardian.co.uk
"Company to operate in a region inhabited by indigenous people extremely vulnerable to any contact with outsidersCompany to operate in a region inhabited by indigenous people extremely vulnerable to any contact with outsiders
Native American Activism: Environmental Issues Take Priority
Environment  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 479 days ago - theecologist.org
A dynamic environmental activism movement pioneered by highly engaged youth from native communities is spreading across North America
TAKE ACTION: TELL CALIFORNIA DECISION MAKERS: DON'T FRACK OUR FOOD AND FARMS!
Environment  (tags: government, fracking, ethics, protection, humanrights )

Beverly
- 489 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
California is the largest producer of food in the U.S. Fracking and farming cannot co-exist. If we frack California's farms, we put the entire country's food supply at risk. Please stop auctioning off California's public lands to the oil and gas industry
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
- 489 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
- 536 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Indigenous groups say they weren't consulted as required by constitution
First Nations Protests Take Aim at Oil Sands
Environment  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 614 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Plans likely to proceed for more first nations protests this week, with possible blockades of railways and highways. Politicians can also expect to be greeted by more protesters when they return to their official House of Commons duties at the end of the
Keep Up The Fight To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining ACTION
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, ecosystems, EPA, family, mountaintop removal, humanrights, wildlife, health, disease, family )

Nancy
- 706 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Please tell the Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency to stop these permits, to stand up for justice for local families, and to resist political pressure from coal company lobbyists.
Rainforest ACTION Network
Environment  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, RAN, politics, government, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 722 days ago - ran.org
Action Page:Petitions... NAFTA,Cargill,EPA,dirty coal,Chevron,BOA,tax dodgers etc.
Keep Up The Fight To Stop Mountaintop Removal Mining ACTION
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, ecosystems, EPA, family, mountaintop removal, humanrights )

Nancy
- 728 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Please let the Obama administration and the EPA know you stand behind them in protecting waters and people from this extreme mining practice. Please thank them for appealing this case and urge them to press forward and put an end to our nation's most...
SOS Paul Watson ACTION
Environment  (tags: Sea Shepherd, Paul Watson, Germany, sea life, oceans, freedoms, humanrights, wildlife )

Nancy
- 808 days ago - seashepherd.org
SOS Save our skipper. Contact the following Ministers to urge Captain Watson's pending extradition be denied and request his release (please be respectful in your communications):
Five Ways to Feed Billions Without Trashing the Planet
Environment  (tags: world, hunger, environmental preservation, politics, HumanRights, freedoms, ecosystems, environment, world, conservation, green, government )

Cal
- 1073 days ago - news.mongabay.com
At the end of this month the UN predicts global population will hit 7 billion people, having doubled from 3.5 billion in less than 50 years.
Nigeria Cleans 'Poisoned' Villages
Environment  (tags: death, children, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, environment, pollution, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 1565 days ago - news24.com
Health workers have set up emergency treatment centres in northern Nigeria for scores of children suffering from lead poisoning and are racing to contain contamination which has already killed more than 160 people.
Take Action: Stop Shell Oil's Human Rights and Environmental Abuses
Environment  (tags: Shell, oil, pollution, gas, flaring, environment, destruction, humans, habitat, nature, ecosystems, crime, abuse, humanrights, business, money, health, risks )

Tom
- 1962 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Shell Oil is charged with serious human rights abuses, including conspiring with Nigeria's military dictatorship to execute Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight fellow activists who led a mass movement against Shell's environmental devastation of the Niger Delta.
 

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