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Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Communities
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection, government )

Cal
- 6 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
- 9 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
- 11 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
- 11 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
- 14 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
- 54 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
- 86 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
- 89 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
- 91 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
- 103 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
- 103 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
- 107 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
- 112 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
- 122 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
- 123 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 ...
 

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