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UN Body Calls Tasmania Forest U-Turn 'Exceptional' - Via The Guardian
World  (tags: World, Unesco site, World Heritage Site, Tasmania, Government, Habitat threat, Forests, Trees, Nature, Ethics )

Victoria
- 64 days ago - theguardian.com
Unesco experts say the Tasmanian Government's move to strip 74,000 hectares of World Heritage status so soon after it was added - in June 2103 - is unprecedented. Unesco's World Heritage committee will consider the amendment in June 2014.
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
- 75 days ago - support.edf.org
Find out how the Kayapo are protecting their home from deforestation--and what you can do to help.
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
- 189 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
Image(s) of the Day - Spectacular Photographs
World  (tags: World, nature, land, ocean, pictures )

Kit
- 194 days ago - livescience.com
This spectacular image of a lightning strike at sunset was submitted by LiveScience reader Mike Kvackay. The photo was taken in Bozeman, Montana, while Kvackay was shooting a series of time-lapse images on a small pond. Some great pictures here.
U.S. Marines Plan to Destroy Another Island
World  (tags: crime, ethics, freedoms, government, humanrights, society, terrorism, violence, world, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife )

Kathy
- 234 days ago - ens-newswire.com
Another beautiful and valuable Pacific island has been selected by the U.S. Marines as a site for "live fire training." Pagan Island, a biological treasure house and ancient home to Chamorro people, sits 200 miles north of Saipan in the middle of the vol
15 Really Strange Beaches
World  (tags: world, nature, beauty, unique beaches, best, interesting )

Carrie
- 236 days ago - theworldgeography.com
There are beaches on Earth that look like they belong on another planet or almost feel like they are on another planet. These unique beaches are some of the best treats nature has to offer.
Killings of Brazil's Indigenous Indians Highlight Tensions of Land Disputes
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, Brazil, Big Ag, power struggle, businesss interests, government, world )

Cal
- 250 days ago - theguardian.com
Brazilian government accused of pandering to agro-business lobby rather than reallocating areas to indigenous peoples
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
- 252 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Australia's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, Australia, aborigines, government, world )

Cal
- 267 days ago - avaaz.org
The Australian Federal Government has released the 'Mineral and Energy Exploation Inquiry Productivity Commission Draft Report' which recommends that the The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (The ATSHIP Act) be repealed.
Brazilian Indians Block Railway Over Health Chaos
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world )

Cal
- 278 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The Carajás railway threatens the health and livelihood of Earth's most threatened tribe.
Brazil: Protestors Call on President to Uphold Indigenous Rights 1
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world )

Cal
- 285 days ago - survivalinternational.org
As demonstrators continue to flood Brazil's streets, Brazilian Indians have joined protestors in calling for an end to the onslaught on indigenous rights by the 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
- 303 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
BOTSWANA: Bushmen Face Imminent Eviction for 'Wildlife Corridor'
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world, politics, society )

Cal
- 320 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International has received disturbing reports about an imminent eviction of several hundred Bushmen in southern Botswana to make way for a 'wildlife corridor'.
Canadian Oil Company Threatens the Survival of Peru's 'Jaguar People'
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, government, world, politics, society )

Cal
- 338 days ago - theecologist.org
The Peruvian Government is yet again failing to protect the rights of its Indigenous citizens, and if history is anything to go by it is no wonder that the Matses tribe fear for themselves and other nearby tribal peoples
 

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