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Oil Showdown in the Amazon - TAKE ACTION
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Ecuador, Big Oil, indigenous people, rainforest, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, ecosystems, destruction, globalwarming, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Angelika
- 537 days ago - avaaz.org
Ecuador's Kichwa people have asked for our help to stop the government turning their forest home into an oil field.
Protect the Arctic ACTION
Environment  (tags: indigenous people, arctic, environment, ecosystems, world, climatechange, globalwarming, wildlife, animals, humans, nature )

Nancy
- 685 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.com
The rush to allow oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean puts a sensitive ecosystem at unnecessary risk. It threatens endangered and threatened species, as well as Native communities.
Presidente De La Republica De Ecuador: Stop Destroying Yasuni Rainforest-"Something Must Remain for the Huaorani" ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, habitatdestruction, Yasuni Rainforest, Huaorani, Amazon, Ecuador, indigenous people )

Nancy
- 780 days ago - change.org
"We used to defend our territory with wooden spears," the Huaorani say. "Now we launched a petition on Change.org, and we are asking for your help."
Send a Valentine to Chocolatiers ACTION
Environment  (tags: palm oil, slave labor, rainforests, indigenous people, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 891 days ago - ran.org
Did you buy Valentine's chocolates this year? Do the ingredients include palm oil or palm kernel oil?
Climate Change, Drought Transforming Navajo's Dunescape to a Dust Bowl
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climatechange, climate, Navajo lands, indigenous people, humans, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, research )

Cal
- 1697 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Warming in the Southwest is the most rapid in the nation, and is spurring hot, dry, windy conditions that create dust storms. The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at Northern Arizona University reports that the past five years have seen se
Defend Sacred Sites: San Francisco Protest May 6th
Environment  (tags: Indigenous People, Sacred Sites, conservation, endangered, environment, destruction, nature, pollution, protection, religion, culture, society, ethics, rights )

Kat
- 1907 days ago - indybay.org
PROTESTS TAKING PLACE IN SAN FRANCICSO, PHOENIX, TUCSON AND SONORA, MEXICO! The Mexican government and a company called CEGIR/Centro de Gestion Integral de Residuos S.A. want to build a hazardous waste dump in O'odham territory, near the sacred site..
37,000 Sq Km of Amazon Rainforest Destroyed or Damaged in 2008
Environment  (tags: Brazil, amazon, rainforest, indigenous people, Indians, land, court, government, humans, environment, globalwarming, protection, nature, satellite, conservation, sustainable )

Tom
- 1953 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Farmers, speculators, and ranchers set vast areas ablaze to prepare for the 2008 growing season. A new satellite system provides a more detailed look at forest degradation and may help Brazil stop deforestation before it occurs.
Brazilian Court Ruling Backs Amazon Rainforest Reservation
Environment  (tags: Brazil, good news, amazon, rainforests, indigenous people, Indians, land, court, government, humans, environment, globalwarming, protection, nature, conservation, sustainable )

Tom
- 1953 days ago - google.com
Brazil's Supreme Court sided with Amazonian Indians in a land dispute that some have called critical for determining the future of the rainforest that sprawls the size of Western Europe and provides a critical cushion against global warming.
   

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