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Weird World: ROAMING HIPPOPOTAMUS IN MONTENEGRO (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Montenegro, hippopotamus Nikica, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, law, protection, sadness, wildanimals, wildlife, freedoms, world )

Desanka
- 75 days ago - nezavisne.com
Nikica, the only hippopotamus in Montenegro, enjoys taste of freedom after floods in the village Berislavci. The owner of a private zoo released 12-year-old hippo from her cage because she was in danger. Nikica also escaped last year during the flooding.
SLIDESHOW: Amazon Warriors Turned Eco-Activists
World  (tags: endangered, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, forests, humans, nature, wildlife, Sustainabililty, protection, habitat, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, world, society, UnitedNations )

JL
- 182 days ago - support.edf.org
Find out how the Kayapo are protecting their home from deforestation--and what you can do to help.
Primeiras E Segundas Along Mozambique's Coast, a New Sanctuary Offers Opportunities for People, the Economy and Wildlife
World  (tags: society, world, humanrights, interesting, government, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, freedoms, HumanRights, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, Sustainabililty )

JL
- 196 days ago - worldwildlife.org
In 2012, Mozambique created a protected area that includes cultivated farmland, coastal forests, estuaries, mangroves, seagrass beds, resilient coral reefs & nutrient-rich deep sea waters--and that feeds &d provides livelihoods to more than 340,000 people
Idle No More Movement Held Protests Across Canada and USA for Treaty Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, Protest, conservation, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, humans, habitat, animals, water, nature, activists, arts, rights, world, sadness, dishonesty, ethics, culture, abuse, society, humanrights, freedoms )

Roxy
- 296 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Idle No More organizers said more than 50 events were taking place in Canada, the U.S. and in other countries. One of the largest was at the B.C. legislature over proposed pipeline projects to which First Nations communities have been lining up in action
PERU: Proof of Uncontacted Indians Is Serious Blow to Oil Giant
World  (tags: illegal logging, deforestation, Brazil, uncontacted tribes, native rights, rainforests, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, Peru, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Cal
- 355 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Many of the local Matsés Indians believe the uncontacted Indians are related to their tribe. They strongly reject Pacific Rubiales' work in the proposed reserve.
Costa Rica Must Defend Its Citizens and Protected Lands, Says U.N. Expert
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, environment, ecosystems, endangered, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, trees, water, protection, nature, pollution, humans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES )

JL
- 359 days ago - ticotimes.net
U.N. expert John Knox said that "criminal threats strike at the heart" of Costa Rica's long history of civilian environmentalism.
Lac-MéGantic a Collision of Water, Oil and Transport Deregulation
World  (tags: Tar Sands, Oil, Harper, children, crime, corruption, humans, violence, terrorism, KXL, politics, pollution, habitat, environment, destruction, science, trees, water, protection, sustainable, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, crime, lies, propaganda, death )

Roxy
- 367 days ago - rabble.ca
Transport Canada gave Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railways the green light to run each train with just one engineer, which explains how one man came to be in charge of 72 cars and five locomotives carrying combustible energy through inhabited communitie
Ecuador's Isolated Indigenous Peoples Need Protection ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Ecuador, Amazon, conflict, humanrights, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 380 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Please lend your support to human rights activists and anthropologists and their open letter with 16 recommendations for the Ecuadorian government.
Landgrabbing to Provide Horn of Africa With Electricity
World  (tags: water, energy, environment, protection, humans, nature, habitat, Sustainabililty, world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, government, politics, society, conflict )

JL
- 410 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ethiopia's long-term hydropower strategy is proving to be both a source of economic sustenance and contention. In becoming Africa's leading power exporter through the construction of a series of dams across the country, Ethiopia could threaten the lives
Indigenous Protestors Wounded at Site of Disputed Land in Brazil
World  (tags: activsts, native rights, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, humans, politics )

Cal
- 417 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
One indigenous man was killed and others wounded during a confrontation with police last week over disputed land that had been promised to the Terena people in the Matto Grosso do Sul region of Brazil. .
Rainforest Tribe Urges Norwegian King to Recall Energy Executive
World  (tags: activsts, native rights, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, humans, politics, world )

Cal
- 444 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In an unusual bid to stop a series of dams that will flood their rainforest home, a group of tribesmen in Borneo are urging King Harald V of Norway to call one of his subjects home.
Awá's Plight Reaches Top Human Rights Watchdog
World  (tags: activsts, native rights, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, humans, politics, world )

Cal
- 451 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the Americas' leading human rights body, has received an urgent petition from Survival International and Brazilian indigenous rights organization CIMI to save Earth's most threatened tribe.
Brazilian Indians Occupy Congress in Land Protest
World  (tags: activsts, native rights, protection, habitat, environment, ecosystems, humans, politics )

Cal
- 465 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The Indians are outraged about a proposed constitutional amendment that would weaken their hold on their territories. They fear that 'PEC 215', by giving Congress power in the demarcation process, will cause further delays and obstacles to the recognition
Panama Bay: Decision Sends Mixed Message
World  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, protection, nature, trees, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world, politics, ethics )

JL
- 475 days ago - magblog.audubon.org
But last Friday April 5, the Panamanian government did a flip-flop, boldly reinstating environmental safeguards in a court decision. While environmentalists initially rejoiced, a parallel decision made by the government left as many doubts as assurances.
The Lifeblood of Australia's Outback
World  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, protection, politics, Sustainabililty, water, world, wildlife )

JL
- 497 days ago - pewenvironment.org
The Lake Eyre Basin serves as Australia's internal drainage system and is fed by some of the world's last unregulated river systems. Unfortunately, the law protecting this region is in jeopardy. The Queensland Government is considering opening the area
 

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