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Justice in Guatemala: Guatemalan Court Upholds Revolutionary Ruling on Ecocide
Environment  (tags: culture, ecocide, environment, fish, human rights, palm oil, wildlife )

- 980 days ago -
After the deaths of an activist, wildlife and millions of fish, an appellate court in Guatemala has upheld the unprecedented charge of ecocide against palm oil corporation, Empresa Reforestadora de Palma de Petén SA.
The Place Where Wolves Could Soon Return
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, wildlife, ecosystems, culture, nature )

- 1073 days ago -
An interesting and informative article expressing both sides of the pro wolves and against wolves controversy. Cover photo by Gaston Maqueda.
Stand With Elizabeth Warren: Tell the Senate to Reject ISDS and Fast Track Authority for the TPP! PETITION
Environment  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, government, ethics, investments, news, politics, society, safety, interesting, humans, freedoms, law, culture, americans, asia, china, HumanRights, humanrights, labor, pollution, environment )

- 1299 days ago -
Any deal that undermines U.S. sovereignty by giving multinational corporations the power to challenge our laws in an unaccountable tribunal is unacceptable -- and Senate Democrats need to vote against it.
Peru Outraged After Greenpeace Makes Its Mark and Defaces Nazca Ancient Site
Environment  (tags: activists, crime, culture, climate-change, conservation, destruction, environment, government, habitat, humans, protection, world )

- 1379 days ago -
An expression of concern by the environmental group Greenpeace about the carbon footprint was marred this week by real footprints -- in a fragile, and restricted, landscape near the Nazca lines, ancient man-made designs etched in the Peruvian desert.
ACTIVISM: Colombian Town Says 'No' to Gold Mine
Environment  (tags: acttivism, activists, workers rights in Bengladesh, world, society, rights, law, government, freedoms, children, culture, ethics, politics )

- 1878 days ago -
People in a farming town in central Colombia voted overwhelmingly against global corporation AngloGold Ashanti's La Colosa gold mine.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Oklahoma's Governor to Save Sacred Mountain
Environment  (tags: activists, native american youth, society, world, usa, rights, education, culture, news, politics )

- 1903 days ago -
Stop the destruction of Longhorn Mountain, a sacred site to local Indian tribes
NEW YORK: Fracking Patience Wears Thin
Environment  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, protection against abuse, equal rights, news )

- 1936 days ago -
Nearly five years after New York first looked at large-scale hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, both sides of the highly contentious shale-gas-drilling debate have finally reached common ground -- not on policy, but on a perceived lack of transparency.
Frozen Navajo Nation Declares State of Emergency Over Damage-Induced Water Shortages
Environment  (tags: weather, politics, ethics, culture, society, politics, law, government )

- 2056 days ago -
The Navajo Nation is facing such severe water shortages due to frozen waterlines, run-down water storage containers and weather-damaged water systems that President Ben Shelly has declared a state of emergency for the reservation.
Brazil Set to Trade Cultural Heritage for Iron Ore
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, culture, politics, society, strip mining, overdevelopment, environment, news, ethics, government, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction )

- 2103 days ago -
Brazil, one of the world's great emerging economies, is at a crossroads. As the country seeks to accelerate economic growth, it risks losing ties to both its natural and cultural history.
Peru's Mysterious 'Lot Fitzcarrald' Threatens Uncontacted Tribes
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction, world )

- 2112 days ago -
Peru is set to embark on a major expansion of gas operations in the Camisea region in the Amazon - a move which could decimate Indigenous peoples
Oil and Gas Drilling on the Rise in Ecuador and Peru; Indigenous Communities Share Concerns
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction )

- 2112 days ago -
Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its operations into an area inhabited by nomadic groups that shun contact
Facing the Climate Gap: How Low-Income Communities of Color Are Leading the Charge on Climate Solutions
Environment  (tags: americans, culture, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, food, gardens. globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, neighborhoods, Sustainabililty )

- 2168 days ago -
California's communities of color are implementing effective climate change responses that address social equity concerns while also building political momentum that can catalyze broader policy change.
As Arctic Melts, Inuit Face Tensions With Outside World
Environment  (tags: humans, environment, destruction, social development, culture, globalwarming, climate-change, ecosystems )

- 2181 days ago -
With Arctic summer sea ice rapidly disappearing, the native Inuit of Canada are encountering not only unsettling changes in their subsistence way of life, but also a growing number of outsiders who will further transform their once-isolated homeland.
Brazil's Controversial Belo Monte Back on Track After Court Decision Overruled
Environment  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, habitatdestruction, habitat, cultural genocide, culture, human toll, pollution, protection, humans, nature, green, conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, world, e )

- 2216 days ago -
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered work on the controversial Belo Monte dam in the Amazon to resume, overturning a lower court order that suspended the project less than two weeks ago
Opposition Grows For Navajos' Planned Grand Canyon Escalade
Environment  (tags: culture, society, rights, overdevelopment, Native rights, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, world )

- 2245 days ago -
Developers are pushing forward with a plan for a large-scale tourist destination on the Navajo Nation at a place held sacred by the Hopi Tribe, despite mounting opposition even among some Navajo tribal members.

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