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Saving America's Nile: How the Quechan Are Rehabbing the Colorado River
Environment  (tags: wetlands, Colorado River, native rights, cooperation, saving the river, GoodNews, green, environment, ecosystems, conservation, water, nature, protection )

Cal
- 97 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Where the riverbanks were once home to thickets of 20-foot-tall non-native vegetation that hid trash dumps, hobo camps and meth labs, now can be found an oasis, a connection to the river via the Yuma Wetlands project.R
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
- 175 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
Guyana's Plans for a Dam Put Vast Parts of Rainforest at Risk
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, native rights, indigenous rights, healthconditions, humans, habitat, pollution, radia-active, world, wildlife, nature, protection )

Cal
- 281 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Plans to build a massive hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of a unique people and vast tracts of rainforest says anthropologist Dr Audrey Butt Colson.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Texas Fracker Invades Canada
Environment  (tags: frack is whack, fracking, pollution, environment, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, ecosystems, energy, protection, nature, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 306 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
A Texas fracking company called Southwestern Energy is searching for gas to extract from the land of indigenous communities in eastern Canada
OUTRAGEOUS! Chevron Sues Rainforest Communities It Contaminated -
Environment  (tags: CHEVRON CORPORATE IRRESPONSIBILITY, corporate chutzpah, native rights, environmental pollution, law, rainforest destruciton, pollution, environment, ecosystems, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, world )

Cal
- 314 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. oil giant has taken "blame the victim" to a new extreme in its attempt to avoid the $19 billion guilty verdict handed down by an Ecuadorian court in February 2012. Upheld on appeal, the verdict was based on much of Chevron's own evidence, and in
WWF Alleges British Oil Company Violated Environmental and Human Rights Provisions in Virunga
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, native rights, Virunga, world, protection, humans, ecosystems )

Cal
- 321 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Soco's exploration in Virunga violates OECD guidelines, WWF alleges
Borneo Tribesmen Block Road as Controversial Rainforest Dam Impoundment Begins
Environment  (tags: activsts, native rights, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, humans, politics, world )

Cal
- 333 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Indigenous leaders have set up roadblocks in Malaysian Borneo to protest Sarawak's newest dam, report environmental activists who oppose the project.
Indigenous Peoples Resume Occupation of Brazil's Belo Monte Dam Site
Environment  (tags: native rights, AMazon, indigenous rights, activism, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, pollution, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 342 days ago - news.mongabay.com
150 indigenous protesters have once again occupied the Belo Monte dam site in an effort to block the controversial project, reports Amazon Watch, an NGO that is helping lead the fight against the dam.
GOOD NEWS! Indigenous People of Honduras Granted One Million Hectares of Rainforest
Environment  (tags: rainforest, native rights, world, protection, habitat, environment, destruction, green, GoodNews, politics, nature, wildlife, humans, ecosystems )

Cal
- 348 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One-hundred and fifty years after a treaty with England granted the Miskito people rights over their land--a treaty which was never fully respected--the government of Honduras has officially handed over nearly a million hectares (970,000 hectares) of tro
Defending Indigenous Rights Against Dam Project in Panama
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world, politics, society )

Cal
- 357 days ago - ecowatch.com
Civil society organizations filed an amicus brief last week in Panama's Supreme Court of Justice in support of a challenge by indigenous people to the environmental review of the Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam.
Eight Hottest Environmental Battlegrounds in Indian Country
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world )

Cal
- 360 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Corporate interests have been gobbling up indigenous land and rights since contact more than 500 years ago. Today, American Indians are still fighting to maintain their stewardship and the integrity of the land
TAKE ACTION NOW! KXL No Way - Protect Grand Mother Earth NOW!
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, XL Keystone Pipeline protests, activism, activists, humans, pollution, healthconditions, conservation, trees, animals, politics, activists, politics, native rights )

Cal
- 364 days ago - change.org
THE "keystone XL underground pipeline project" violates the U.S. Constitution, the 1851 Treaty, and the sanctity of the Lands and purity of the Waters of the Treaty Territories. These treaties are guaranteed by the US Constitution
INDIA: Real 'Avatar' Tribe Deals Fatal Blow to Vedanta Mine
Environment  (tags: mining, native rights, India, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, green, politics )

Cal
- 371 days ago - survivalinternational.org
India's Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by notorious British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills, in an unprecedented triumph for tribal rights.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Amazon and Its Indigenous People From Brazilian Mega-Dam
Environment  (tags: activism, Amazon, politics, Belo Monte Dam, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms, world, politics )

Cal
- 391 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Survival International is petitioning Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to suspend plans to build the dam until local indigenous communities have given their free consent. Sign today before it's too late!
Obama Expresses Reservations About Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, XL Keystone Pipeline protests, activism, activists, humans, pollution, healthconditions, conservation, trees, native rights, animals, politics, politics, politics )

Cal
- 392 days ago - alternet.org
Recent comments from Obama have given hope to environmental campaigners looking for signs that the president will not approve the controversial tar sands project.
 

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