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Indonesian Palm Oil Company Demolishes Homes and Evicts Villagers in Week-Long Raid
Environment  (tags: indigenous peoples rights, palm oil companies, violence, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, politics, world )

- 1706 days ago -
Nearly 150 homes were reportedly destroyed in the latest incident in a long-standing conflict between indigenous Batin Sembilan residents and former Wilmar unit PT Asiatic Persada.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Texas Fracker Invades Canada
Environment  (tags: frack is whack, fracking, pollution, environment, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, ecosystems, energy, protection, nature, wildlife, world )

- 1760 days ago -
A Texas fracking company called Southwestern Energy is searching for gas to extract from the land of indigenous communities in eastern Canada
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 )

- 1919 days ago -
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
GOOD NEWS! Judge: Work Must Halt on Monster Dam, Belo Monte
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, GoodNews, Belo Monte Dam, government, green, world, protection, humans, habitat, conservation, forests, nature, politics )

- 2515 days ago -
The decades-long fight over Brazilian megadam, the Belo Monte, has taken another U-turn after a judge ordered work to stop immediately since the dam would devastate vital fishing grounds for local people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! World to Dilma: Save the Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, protection, humans, environment, AMAZON, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS, destruction, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

- 2560 days ago -
The Amazon is in serious danger: Brazil is on the verge of gutting its forest protection laws -- unless we act now, vast tracts of our planet's lungs could be opened up to clear-cutting devastation.
Navajos Appeal to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Over Proposed Uranium Mining
Environment  (tags: native rights, indigenous peoples rights, resource development, water rights, water, world, protection, humans, pollution, environment, habitat, conservation, government, politics )

- 2650 days ago -
For 16 years Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining (ENDAUM), represented by the New Mexico Environmental Law Center (NMELC), has been fighting to overturn a mining license awarded to Hydro Resources Inc. (HRI) by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissio
BRAZIL Belo Monte Dam Faces Endless Hurdles and Controversies
Environment  (tags: world, protection, environment, /Belo Monte Dam, indigenous peoples rights, habitat loss, habitatdestruction, Sustainabililty, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

- 2686 days ago -
The project to build the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam along the Xingu in the northern state of Pará, in the eastern part of the rainforest, is facing a variety of obstacles.
CANADA: Anishinabe Women Oppose Nuclear Shipment Through Great Lakes
Environment  (tags: radia-active, pollution, humans, nuclear power, no nukes, health conditions, indigenous peoples rights, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, politics, protection, world )

- 2706 days ago -
A group of Anishinabe women with expertise in halting unwanted projects that threaten the environment are determined to stop a proposed shipment of steam generators contaminated with nuclear waste travelling through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway
World Water Day: Global Outrage Over Ethiopia Mega-Dam
Environment  (tags: protection, humans, pollution, environment, indigenous peoples rights, destruction, world, conservation, ecosystems, nature, habitat )

- 2707 days ago -
At least eight tribes in Ethiopia and about 300,000 people living around the famous Lake Turkana in Kenya are threatened by the Gibe III dam on the Omo River.
Indians Call on Brazil's President to Halt Belo Monte Dam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, indigenous peoples rights, protests, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, politics, pollution, humans, conservation, ecosystems )

- 2747 days ago -
Hundreds of people, including over 80 Amazonian Indians, gathered yesterday outside the Brazilian Congress and Presidential Palace to protest at the proposed Belo Monte dam in the Amazon rainforest
Despite Fierce Opposition, Work Begins on Belo Monte Dam
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, ecosystems, indigenous peoples, indigenous peoples rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, conservation )

- 2760 days ago -
Built on the Xingu River, indigenous rights groups say 50,000 people will be impacted and many will likely have to move after losing their livelihoods
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, world, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS, BELO MONTE DAM, Belo Monte Dam, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, Sustainabililty, destruction, conservation, nature, animals, politics )

- 2770 days ago -
Belo Monte would be a project bigger than the Panama Canal, flooding at least 400,000 acres of rainforest, displacing 40,000 indigenous and local people--Sign the petition now, before the bulldozers move in -- it will be delivered to Brasilia!
Ainu Have Biodiversity Bone to Pick With Host Japan
Environment  (tags: wildlife, COP10, Ainu, Japan, Hokkaido, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Nagoya, treatment, host country, biodiversity, protection, environment, destruction, nature )

- 2857 days ago -
Given its historical treatment of the Ainu and the widespread belief that the nation has but one race, can Japan as host COP10 effectively deal with indigenous rights, which are at the heart of the most contentious issue of the conference?
PARAGUAY: Clean Water Out of Reach for Native Peoples
Environment  (tags: world, water, indigenous peoples, Indigenous Peoples Rights, politics, environment, ecosystems )

- 2972 days ago -
Of the many things that are not within the reach of everyone in Paraguay, safe drinking water is the one the indigenous population longs for most.
MALAYSIA: New Report Alleges Sarawak Government, Police, and Loggers "Act in Collusion to Harass and Intimidate Indigenous Comm
Environment  (tags: environment, world, habitatdestruction, Indigenous Peoples Rights, protection )

- 3047 days ago -
Even when indigenous communities win legal cases against developers, the report states that state governments largely ignores the rulings

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