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BRAZIL: Dams or Indigenous Land: The Battle Over the Munduruku Frontier
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, world, indigneous rights, dams, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, government, green, politics, wildlife )

Cal
- 10 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Munduruku indigenous tribe have begun to mark out the limits of their land, in an action that could halt the giant São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the apple of the Brazilian government's eye
Indigenous Communities in Paraguay Threatened By Deforestation Despite Having Land Rights
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, deforestation, forced evictions, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government )

Cal
- 15 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to a report by Survival International, the existence of the isolated Ayoreo Totobiegosode people is critically threatened by cattle ranching firms that are destroying their last forest refuge.
Victory in Prospect for Peru's Kichwa People After 40 Years of Oil Pollution
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, activism, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 22 days ago - theecologist.org
A month-long blockade of the Rio Tigre deep in the Peruvian Amazon has secured promises of compensation and cleanup for Peru's Kichwa communities who have suffered 40 years of contaminated waters from oil drilling operations
India's Indigenous Evictions - the Dark Side of the Jungle Book
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, conservation, illegal eviacitons, human irghts, tiger tourism, government, destruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 27 days ago - theecologist.org
Tribal people are being forced out of their ancestral lands and it's all in the name of tiger conservation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With The Lummi Nation Against Coal Export
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, fishing rights, planned development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, protection, pollution, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, water )

Cal
- 38 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The Lummi Nation of the Pacific northwest began the New Year by formally requesting that the US Army Corps of Engineers deny a permit to build North AmericaâEUR(TM)s largest coal export terminal on the shores of Puget Sound, one of America's important water
Tribal Leaders Tell Obama to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline, Request U.S. Interior Meeting
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, Keystone XL Pipeline, environment, ecosystems, conservation, destruction, protection, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 46 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Several indigenous leaders have officially asked President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline, citing concerns about consultation, treaty rights and impact on tribal homelands.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Over 28 Years of Dumping Waste in the Amazon Can't Go Unpunished.
Environment  (tags: Chevron, indigneous rights, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 68 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Over three decades of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Chevron dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into pristine rainforest.
New Report Exposes the 'Dark Side of Conservation'
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, conservation, evictions of native people in thename o, environment, ecosystems, politics, world, humans )

Cal
- 72 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A hard-hitting new report launched by Survival International - the global movement for tribal peoples' rights - reveals how conservation has led to the eviction of millions of tribal people from "protected areas."
Deforestation Puts Cultural Survival of Forest-Dependent Peoples at Risk -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, indigneous rights, ecosystems, destruction, energy, world, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 85 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Forest-dependent peoples face grave threats from deforestation and other depredations, warns a new report -
Siberia - a Small People Challenges Big Oil
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, oil companies, exploitation, world, pollution, ecosystems, destruction, nature, politics, radia-active, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, conservation )

Cal
- 263 days ago - theecologist.org
Russia's oil Goliaths have been devastating vast areas of natural landscape, and indigenous people's lives--a family of reindeer herders is resisting the corporation's takeover of its ancestral camping ground in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug area
OP-ED: Don't Be Fooled By 'Zero Deforestation' Promises
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, corproate greed, deforestation, corporations, indigneous rights, palm oil multinationals, pollution, protection, destruction, nature, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 289 days ago - theecologist.org
Multinational paper and palm oil companies are rushing to declare 'zero deforestation' policies--but it looks like these are hollow promises in many cases.
Buffy Sainte-Marie on Tar Sands: 'You'Ve Got to Take This Seriously'
Environment  (tags: tar sands, activism, indigneous rights, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics )

Cal
- 349 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
'If you really want to see something historic in your life, go to Fort McMurray and just bear witness to what they're doing,' says legendary musician-activist Sainte-Marie.
Lakota Vow: 'Dead or in Prison Before We Allow the KXL Pipeline'
Environment  (tags: Lakota Sioux, resistance, XL Pipeline, indigneous rights, environment, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 353 days ago - truth-out.org
For a nation whose land and sovereignty has been threatened for hundreds of years by U.S. politics, the Keystone XL pipeline is part of a long history of threats to the Lakota Nation - and to the earth itself.
Kenya - Forest People Facing Violent Eviction
Environment  (tags: indigneous rights, development projects, world, Frenchcompany.escape, environment, destruction, humans, pollution, politics, protection, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 419 days ago - theecologist.org
The Kenyan government has sent troops to the Embobut forest to forcefully - and illegally - evict thousands of its indigenous inhabitants, to make way for a World Bank-financed 'Natural Resource Management Project'.
 

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