Join the Majority on May Day: Protect the Planet, Defend our People

Via Indigenous Environmental Network:   Following the historical Stand With Standing Rock Native Nations Rise, a March of 5,000 Indigenous Peoples and allies in Washington, D.C. on March 10th, on April 4, the anniversary of Martin Luther King… Read More

Deforestation Raises Stakes as 500 Colombian Towns Face Landslide Risk

By Brigitte Leoni UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction   As the reported death toll from Saturday’s mudslide disaster rose to 273, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, extended his condolences to… Read More

Submit Your Comment on the Keystone XL Pipeline

In Nebraska, there is still no permitted route for Keystone. Eighty-five landowners are refusing to give up their land to make way for the pipeline, and thousands more people are rallying to deny TransCanada their Nebraska permit for… Read More

Berta Is Dead, But The Movement She Started Lives

Copinh Celebrates Its 24th Anniversary   By Beverly Bell The Convergence of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) has defied all efforts over the past year, by the Honduran government and the DESA dam company, to destroy… Read More

Pipeline vs. Rail Argument a Trojan Horse for Oil Industry

Steve Horn and Justin Mikulka recently published the following piece on how oil pipelines haven’t reduced the usage of oil trains, which have been explained as more dangerous and more apt to spill than pipelines, according to oil… Read More

Glyphosate: Health Concerns About the Most Widely Used Pesticide

By Stacy Malkan usrtk.org   Glyphosate is a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company, and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products around the world. Glyphosate is best known as the… Read More

Native American, Environmental Groups File Lawsuit to Overturn Trump’s Keystone XL Permit

First Suit Filed for an Injunction Against Trump’s Keystone XL Pipeline Permit by Indigenous Environmental Network, North Coast Rivers Alliance   WASHINGTON – The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) have filed suit in… Read More

Spike in Sesame Farming Poses Threat to Tanzania’s Natural Forests

Trees in Tanzania’s southeast region are being burned down, sometimes illegally, to make way for sesame farms. In one small village with a thriving community-owned forest project, sesame cultivation has become the leading cause of deforestation. The particularly… Read More

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Heaven And Earth Don’t Belong To The Companies

The Role Of Lenca Culture In Defending Lands, Waters, And Peoples In Honduras: An Interview By Pascuala Vásquez   By Beverly Bell Part of a series remembering Berta Cáceres from Otherworldsarepossible.org   Beverly Bell: You’ve been part of COPINH for many… Read More