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Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - amazonwatch.org
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
TAKE ACTION NOW! No Uranium Mining in the Black Hills
Environment  (tags: pollution, MNING INTERESTS, CORPORATE GREED, indigenous rights, Native rights, PROFITS, profits over people, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 44 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Powertech - a foreign company - is moving ahead with plans to open a uranium mine in the southern Black Hills. If their permits are granted, the mine will use up vast amounts of groundwater, pollute important aquifers, and likely spread toxic, radioactive
ACTIVISM: Protect Our Sacred Water!
Environment  (tags: mining companies, BlackHIlls, indigenous rights, sacred landds, overdevelopment, water, resources, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 45 days ago - theecologist.org
The curse of Uranium has fallen once again on the Black Hills of South Dakota, ancestral home to the Lakota Indians - now fighting a massive mining project that threatens land, rivers and groundwater
Please Sign: Nicaraugua, Is a New Canal Really Worth the Sacrifice?
Environment  (tags: Nicaragua, President Ortega, Hong Kong HKND, canal, environment, ancient habitats, ancient cultures, indigenous rights, Lake Nicaragua, fresh water source, Central America, rainforests, destruction, shipping )

Susan
- 52 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Last summer President Daniel Ortega & a Hong Kong company sealed a deal to build a canal across Nicaragua. For this impoverished nation, the project's promises of job and GDP growth are hard to resist. But the environmental costs could be devastating.
Humanitarian Crisis' for Ogaden Living Near Ethiopia's Oil Fields
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, land grabs, energy industry, protection, humans, environment, destruction, world )

Cal
- 53 days ago - ipsnews.net
There are unconfirmed reports of the Ogaden's predominantly pastoralist population in southeastern Ethiopia being forcefully removed from land close to oil deposits.
Uprising Against Illegal Mining in Indonesia Pits Villagers Against Miners, Police
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, world, mining projects, overdevelopment, local economies, indigenous rights, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 56 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The villagers are protesting plans to mine the island under a concession permit issued to the Chinese-owned MMP by the local government in violation of Indonesian law.
Gas Company to Drill in Manu National Park Buffer Zone, Imperiling Indigenous People
Environment  (tags: corproate greed, environment, indigenous rights, deforestation, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, protection, nature, humans, politics, government )

Cal
- 68 days ago - enn.com
The Peruvian government has approved plans for gas company Pluspetrol to move deeper into a supposedly protected reserve for indigenous peoples and the buffer zone of the Manu National Park in the Amazon rainforest.
Peru: Amazon Tribes Sacrificed to Gas Project
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, corporate greed, Amazon, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 78 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru has approved the highly controversial expansion of the Camisea gas project onto the land of isolated Amazon tribes - who will be put at risk of a massive death toll or extinction from introduced diseases.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Indonesia: Terror and Eviction for Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, palm oil, corporate greed, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, environment, protection, world )

Cal
- 87 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
In Jambi Province in Sumatra, a total of 1,500 men descended on the helpless indigenous Suku Anak Dalam and evicted them from their huts. At least 296 houses in four villages were looted and demolished in early December 2013.
Peru - Gas Expansion in Amazon 'Indigenous Reserve'
Environment  (tags: Amazon, energy projects, indigenous rights, cultural genocide, ecocice, protection, wildlife, environment, destruction, energy, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 92 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru is to expand its Camisea gas project although it threatens uncontacted Amazon tribes with extinction
India Saves 'Avatar Tribe' From Mine
Environment  (tags: mining interests, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, protection, environment, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 94 days ago - theecologist.org
A vast bauxite mine in India that would destroy the 'sacred mountain' of the Dongria Kindh people has been quashed following a local referendum that decisively rejected the $8.1 billion project.
Amazon Forest Loss Risks Water Security Across South America
Environment  (tags: Amazon, water security, indigenous rights, scarcity, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, energy, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 108 days ago - theecologist.org
Water, food supplies and energy production are all in jeopardy as the Amazon forest is felled for profit
FIRST NATIONS: Yinka Dene Stand Firm as Canada Panel Approves Enbridge Pipeline in B.C.
Environment  (tags: NORTHERN GATEWAY PIPELINE, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, protection, pollution, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 117 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A three-member environmental review panel in Canada has recommended approval of Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway oil pipeline through pristine First Nations territory, even though the project is opposed by Indigenous Peoples, the provincial government a
Read MorIndigenous Groups Win Right to Pursue Chevron Assets in Canada in Amazon Pollution Case
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Chevron legal case, indigenous rights, green, GoodNews, world, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 118 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Indigenous plaintiffs in a long-running legal dispute against Chevron won the right to pursue the oil giant's assets in Canada as part of a $9.5 billion judgement by an Ecuadorean court over damages in the Amazon, reports Amazon Watch
 

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