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GOOD NEWS! Judge Halts Rail Project Close to Earth's Most Threatened Tribe


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AWAY AWHI
- 2423 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A judge has ordered Brazil's largest mining company to suspend plans to double a controversial railway track, which would have put the livelihoods of Earth's most threatened tribe in jeopardy.



   

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Sue H (7)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 4:39 pm
Excellent, thanks for posting.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 6:04 pm
Cal this is wonderful news !!!!..Im so happy to read the Tribe will be safe for now.
 

John B (185)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 6:10 pm
Thanks Cal for posting the good news from survivalinternational.org and the links to help the the Awá tribe. Read and noted.
 

Hilary S (65)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 7:10 pm
i don't believe most of us realise how massive and populous brazil is.
 

Monica D (580)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 9:18 pm
Good news.
 

Monica D (580)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 9:20 pm
I think that the world needs a more environmentally sustainable economic system, which would stop destructive project proposals from being made. I like many of the ideas of CASSE at http://steadystate.org for a better economic system.
 

Robert O (12)
Friday August 3, 2012, 1:21 am
Great news! Thank you Cal.
 

Sam E M (0)
Friday August 3, 2012, 4:24 am
Thank goodness and let's hope this wise decision is maintained.
 

Gloria p (304)
Friday August 3, 2012, 4:32 am
Glad to hear it. Good work!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 3, 2012, 8:51 am
Thank you for such a good news !
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday August 3, 2012, 1:06 pm
Good news.
 

Christeen A (300)
Friday August 3, 2012, 1:16 pm
Yea. Progress in the making.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Friday August 3, 2012, 1:29 pm
Bravo.............! Hope the Judge puts a Protection Law that last for generations to come and beyond.
 

Susanne R (236)
Friday August 3, 2012, 2:14 pm
Great news, Cal! You provided several articles and petitions on this subject, so you deserve a big pat on the back for the part you played in halting this rail project! Thank you for following up!
 

Darlene W (289)
Friday August 3, 2012, 4:19 pm
Thank you and bless you Cal for all your work here. Great news-agree with Susanne R.
 

Rose B (141)
Friday August 3, 2012, 5:44 pm
GREAT NEWS Thanks Cal
 

Terri Hughes (416)
Friday August 3, 2012, 7:55 pm
Thanks Cal....this is great news for the Awa Tribe. They need to leave these people ALONE. This land belongs to them, this is there home. I hope that the judge stops the mining company PERMANENTLY!!!!
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Friday August 3, 2012, 9:58 pm
Great news--thanks Cal.
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Friday August 3, 2012, 10:18 pm
Thank you for posting this story!! I think they are pretty intelligent to enjoy and want to protect their lifestyle.!
 

Bianca D (87)
Friday August 3, 2012, 10:23 pm
Woo hoo!! Fantastic news!! Thanks Cal!
 

Ludger W (65)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 1:48 am
Fantastic news, thank you :-)
 

Herbert E (10)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 2:41 am
Now that is good news, IF - the Brazilian government sticks to their decision.
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Saturday August 4, 2012, 10:55 pm
Good.
 

Ruth R (246)
Monday August 6, 2012, 12:08 pm
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