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Wildlife Conservation Must Support, Not Destroy, Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: conservation, indigenous people, indigenous rights, ecosystems, environment, politics, humans, protection, world )

Cal
- 24 days ago - theecologist.org
Conservation' is destroying those who've nurtured their surroundings for timeless generations
Palm Oil Threatens Community Forest in Central Kalimantan
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, indigenous rights, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, government, habitat, GoodNews, green, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 56 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Data from the forest monitoring site shows the region lost approximately 125,000 hectares--16 percent--of its tree cover from 2001 through 2012.
TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: The Queensland Premier Is Selling Off Aboriginal Lands to Frackers
Environment  (tags: fracking, indigenous rights, Australia, frack is whack, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, protection, pollution, nature, world, wildlife, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 56 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Energy giant Santos and the Queensland government are conspiring to trample Aboriginal rights and put vital waterways at risk.Santos' deal with Premier Campbell Newman allows it to frack Queensland's Channel Country.THis will trample indigenous rights
CANADA: First Nation Fights to Stop Flooding of Its Lands for B.C. Hydro's Site C Dam Project
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, indigenous rights, Canada, world, healthconditions, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 66 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nation whose treaty lands will be flooded when the $8.8-billion Site C dam is completed in a decade is vowing to step up its ongoing legal battle against the project after it was approved by the province last week.
Aboriginal Knowledge Could Unlock Climate Solutions
Environment  (tags: aborigines, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples knowledge, ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, protection, pollution, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 67 days ago - ipsnews.net
With soaring temperatures and rising sea levels, indigenous people face the risk of being further disadvantaged and potentially dislocated from their traditional lands.
Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Communities
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, government )

Cal
- 82 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Many conservationists have long supported local communities and indigenous peoples seeking recognition of their rights to land and natural resources
San Carlos Apache Leader Seeks Senate Defeat of Copper Mine on Sacred Land
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, pollution, ecosystems, sacred lands, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice )

Cal
- 84 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The leader of the San Carlos Apache Tribe is asking the Senate not to vote on the annual National Defense Authorization Act until a provision that would allow a massive copper mining project on sacred land is removed.
'It's War!' Peru-Brazil Indigenous People Pledge to Fight Amazon Oil Exploration
Environment  (tags: activists, indigenous rights, oil exploration inthe Amazon, environment, destruction, conservation, endangered, ecosystems, protection, world, healthconditions, politics, pollution, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 86 days ago - theecologist.org
Members of an indigenous people living on both sides of the Brazil-Peru border in the remote Amazon say they are prepared to fight with spears, bows and arrows if companies enter their territories to explore for oil.
Legislation for Rio Tinto Copper Mine on Sacred Land Slips Into Defense Bill
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, mininginterests, indigenous rights, gred, sacred ground, nature, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, politics, green, healthconditions )

Cal
- 86 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Lawmakers have slipped a piece of legislation that would allow a massive copper mine in southeast Arizona on public land that is sacred to the Apaches into a defense bill that must pass before the end of the year
How An Indigenous Community in Ecuador Stood Up to Big Oil - and Won -
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, Indigenous rights, law, healthconditions, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 89 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Sarayaku, a Kichwa indigenous people numbering 1,200 from the Ecuadorian Amazon, won a historic court case in 2012.
Eastern Cherokee Band Forbids Fracking on Its Sovereign Lands
Environment  (tags: vulture, fracking ban, indigenous rights, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, protection, pollution, healthconditions, nature, humans )

Cal
- 130 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Invoking tribal health and cultural survival, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has declared a ban on fracking on its sovereign land in what is today North Carolina.
Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: Climat EMarch, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 161 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The day also demonstrated the ways in which climate justice and social justice go hand in hand, and that having indigenous peoples on the frontline, starting off the march, was key to illustrating that.
Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say
Environment  (tags: People's Climate March, activists, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples, climate, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, destruction, world, pollution, protection, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, climatechange )

Cal
- 165 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Environmentalists have descended upon the Big Apple for the weekend's festivities, standing side by side with Indigenous Peoples to prepare for the People's Climate March on September 21.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 167 days 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
- 178 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"
 

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