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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
- 4 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
- 4 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
- 10 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
- 16 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
- 17 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,
Borneo Mega-Dams Threaten Indigenous 'Ethnocide'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, indigenous rights, biodiversity, environment, destruction, conservation, animals, wildlife, protection, politics, pollution, nature, world )

Cal
- 30 days ago - theecologist.org
Massive dams in Sarawak, Malaysia, threaten to flood over 2,000 square kilometers of the world's oldest rainforests, displace 10,000s of indigenous people, and aggravate climate change
Kill the Land, Kill the People: There Are 532 Superfund Sites in Indian Country!
Environment  (tags: pollution, Superfund sites, indian contry, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, conservation, healthconditions, politics, radia-active, ecosystems )

Cal
- 35 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Of a total of 1,322 Superfund sites as of June 5, 2014, nearly 25 percent of them are in Indian country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Enbridge: Honour Your Commitment to First Nations and Affected Communities - No Pipelines Without Consent
Environment  (tags: First Nations, Northern Gateway Pipeline, indigenous rights, politics, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, endangered, energy, world, humans, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 43 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Enbridge has stated its commitment to renew conversations with First Nations and other communities in the pathway of the pipeline. Before shovels hit the ground, it has promised to address any "remaining concerns" these communities have.
The Resistance Is Growing! Sami Reindeer Herders Fight Giant Iron Mine
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, mininginterests, exploitation, activism, corproarate greed, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, nature, humans, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, protection )

Cal
- 48 days ago - theecologist.org
A remote corner of Sweden's Arctic forest has become a battleground, writes Alex Forss, over proposals for a huge iron mine that would occupy a key reindeer migration route
Ecuador: Oil Company Has Built 'Secret' Road Deep Into Yasuni National Park
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, world, protection, indigenous rights, animals, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 53 days ago - theecologist.org
Ecuador's state oil company PetroAmazonas has, in secret, built a road deep into the heart of the world-famous Yasuni National Park in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest
Indigenous Bolivians Are Seething Over Mining 'Reforms'
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, indigenous rights, world, protection, politics )

Cal
- 55 days ago - theecologist.org
The government of president Evo Morales has approved a new mining law for Bolivia giving precedence to mining over other interests
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP STOP THE NORTHERN GATEWAY PIPELINE!
Environment  (tags: Northern Gateway Pipeline, indigenous rights, wildlife, spirit bears, protection, animals, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, destruction, humans, energy, pollution, nature, politics, healthconditions, world, conservation )

Cal
- 58 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Canada's federal government is about to decide whether or not to approve the Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline, which threatens to destroy the coastal rainforest home of the Spirit Bear and First Nations communities that have thrived there for thousand
TAKE ACTION NOW! DEMAND BP OIL CLEAN UP ITS NUCLEAR MESS ON THE NAVAJO NATION!
Environment  (tags: indignenous rights, uranium mining, contaminationof water and land, compnsation, BP cleanup, indigenous rights, INDIGENOUS rights, nature, ecosystems, destruction, environment, green, government, protection, pollution, politics, wildlife, habitat, habitatd )

Cal
- 68 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Uranium was extracted extensively from Navajo land. Without realizing the implications, and with no one to tell them, people in the area built houses with radioactive material, drank contaminated water and drove down dirt roads kicking up radioactive dus
ACTIVISM: Conflict With Local Communities Hits Mining and Oil Companies Where It Hurts
Environment  (tags: activism, indigenous rights, corporate greed, mining interests, energy companies, costs of activism, local pwoer vs. corporate power, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics )

Cal
- 74 days ago - ipsnews.net
Conflicts with local communities over mining, oil and gas development are costing companies billions of dollars a year. One corporation alone reported a six billion dollar cost over a two-year period according to the first-ever peer-reviewed study on the
53 Indigenous Activists on Trial for Police-Protester Massacre in Peru
Environment  (tags: world, protection, ecosystems, environment, indigenous rights, conservation, politics )

Cal
- 76 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In 2009 indigenous groups had protested new laws by then President Alan Garcia opening up the Amazon to deregulated logging. Things went terribly wrong.
 

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