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Tar Sands in Utah? Oil Industry Comes Knocking at Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, tar sands, development, energyindustry, indigenous rights, wildlife, conservation, animals )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
As scientific researchers continue to press for a reduction in oil sands development across North America, tribes such as the Uinta Ouray Ute Tribe could face hard decisions as oil sands development comes knocking.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Pipeline From Destroying the Welfare of Minnesota Tribal Community
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, pipelines, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, protection, wildlife, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
Treasured land that produces 200,000 pounds of wild rice a year is in danger due to a proposal to reroute an old pipeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Uranium Mine at the Grand Canyon
Environment  (tags: planned uranium mine, Grand Canyon, indigenous rights, environment, conservation, ecosystems, water, humans, animals, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, trees, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - change.org
Stop the corporate greed and uranium mining unfolding on the Havasupai Reservation in Grand Canyon. I'm opposed to any form of uranium mining on the sovereign lands of the Havasupai Tribe in Grand Canyon, Arizona without the approval, consultation and co
First Nations Fight to Preserve Eagles' Nests Slated for B.C. Dam Destruction
Environment  (tags: activism, indigenous rights, animals, ecosystems, environment, conservation, wildlife, protection, politics )

Cal
- 11 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
ItâEUR(TM)s not enough that British Columbia wants to flood the hunting and fishing lands of several First Nations to make way for a third dam on the Peace River.
Spending Time in a Controversial Camp That's Blocking Tar-Sands Pipelines
Environment  (tags: activism, tar sands, indigenous rights, indigenous rights humans, ecosystems, environment, conservation, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 13 days ago - grist.org
The camp, formed in 2010, is an indigenous-led pipeline blockade in a remote, mountainous territory that appears on maps near the center of British Columbia. Several planned pipelines threaten to transport tar-sands oil and fracked natural gas through t
Southern Ute Tribe Declares Disaster Over Mining Spill in Animas Rive
Environment  (tags: water pollution, indigenous rights, waer, EPA< pollution, crisis, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 21 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the first to watch a 100-mile-long plume of toxic mining sludge flow through their reservation in the Animas River, has declared a state of local disaster.
Indigenous People in Brazil's Amazon --Crushed By the Belo Monte Dam?
Environment  (tags: development, Amazon, indigenous rights, dams, protection, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 49 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ethnocide, the new accusation leveled against the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, brings to light deeper underlying aspects of the conflicts and controversies unleashed by megaprojects in BrazilâEUR(TM)s Amazon rainforest.
Commerce or Corruption? The Rainforest Dams of Sarawak
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, gred, building dams displacing people, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, politics, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 69 days ago - theecologist.org
A new film exposes how officials in the Malaysian government are making huge profits on 'development' projects that are forcibly relocating local people in Sarawak on the rainforest island of Borneo
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Logging Giant Eacom: Ontario: Stop Logging the Benny Forest
Environment  (tags: destruction, logging, indigenous rights, First Nations, world )

Cal
- 114 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please give more say to the families here who love the land and who will ensure its ongoing well-being for the sake of a long term home for their children and grandchildren, and for the sake of all the Indigenous plants, animals, and medicines
TAKE ACTION NOW! A Game-Changer for the Amazon
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, Amazon, indigenous rights, government, protection, world, wildlife, humans, nature, habitat )

Cal
- 148 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
An ambitious project is underway to create the largest environmental reserve in the world, protecting 135 million hectares of Amazon forest. ThatâEUR(TM)s more than twice the size of France!
Proposed Law Could Decimate Indonesia's Remaining Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Indonesia, development, local control, indigenous rights, indigenous rights humans, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, humans, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 172 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A seemingly well-intended law that aims to turn forests over to traditional users could instead lead to large-scale destruction of Indonesia's native ecosystems, warns a prominent conservation biologist.
Wildlife Conservation Must Support, Not Destroy, Indigenous Peoples
Environment  (tags: conservation, indigenous people, indigenous rights, ecosystems, environment, politics, humans, protection, world )

Cal
- 206 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
- 238 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
- 238 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
- 249 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.
 

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