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Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - amazonwatch.org
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
Botswana Government Lies Exposed as $5bn Diamond Mine Opens on Bushman Land
Environment  (tags: world, indigenous rights, mining companies, environmental destruciton, protection, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, government, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 13 days ago - theecologist.org
The mine opening has also exposed Botswana's commitment to conservation as window dressing. The government falsely claims that the Bushmen's presence in the reserve is "incompatible with wildlife conservation"
Indigenous Peoples at Forefront of Historic People's Climate March in New York City
Environment  (tags: activism, indigenous rights, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, humans, world, healthconditions )

Cal
- 13 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The weekend before the U.N. summit, the rank-and-file are descending upon New York City to demand action in the People's Climate March, to be held on Sunday, September 21
Drills Away in Canada's Arctic - 1.35 Million Hectares of Wilderness Open to Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, First Nations, indigenous rights, wildlife, world, water, nature, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 17 days ago - theecologist.org
Companies are competing to exploit the Northwest Territories' 2-3 billion barrels of shale oil, as the NWT government ignores calls from indigenous nations and scientists for a moratorium on fracking pending an open review of its impacts.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 21 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 32 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 33 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Groups Battling Pollution of Pristine Forest - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, indigenous rights, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment )

Cal
- 37 days ago - forcechange.com
: Demand an in-depth, ongoing assessment of the impact of the Mount Polley mining disaster and stricter environmental guidelines for all mines operating in the province
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Weaken Protections for Indigenous People and the Environment - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, World Bank regulations, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world )

Cal
- 40 days ago - forcechange.com
The World Bank is weakening regulations that protect the environment and indigenous people in developing countries. By deregulating mining and logging corporations, the World Bank is endangering the lives of the residents and the ecosystems in which they
This Map Shows Why We Must Save Rain Forests to Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: deforestation, climate change, corporate greed, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, climate-change, government, green, pollution, healthconditions, world, humans, nature, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 46 days ago - globalpost.com
Scientists have long known that halting climate change will be impossible without stopping the destruction of the world's forests.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 55 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 56 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 62 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
CANADA: First Nations Challenge Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline in Court
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Enbridge Pipeline, First Nations, indigenous rights, overdevelopment, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution, world, wildlife, humans, government )

Cal
- 67 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several First Nations and some environmental groups have filed suit to block the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Enbridge Inc. through their territory, with a total of four legal challenges mounted as of Monday July 14.
The Nuclear War Against Australia's Aboriginal People
Environment  (tags: radia-active, ecosystems, destruction, aborigines, nuclear industry, Australia, indigenous rights, environment, pollution, healthconditions, world )

Cal
- 68 days ago - theecologist.org
Australia's nuclear industry has a shameful history of 'radioactive racism' that dates from the British bomb tests in the 1950s,
 

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