Indigenous West Sumatran Women Protect Forests

By Uslaini Chaus, WALHI Sumatra and Global Forest Coalition Originally published by Magdale.co   My name is Uslaini or Chaus. I come from a farming family of the Minangkabau indigenous tribe in West Sumatra. My passion in life is… Read More

Climate Chaos & New Records in Europe: Hurricanes, Wildfires – What Next?

UN Climate Conference, Durban, South Africa 2011.  Photolangelle.org GJEP Note: Climate chaos claims more victims: Hurricane Ophelia which just brought havoc to Ireland and the UK, is the farthest east storm ever recorded at its strength.  Meanwhile, one… Read More

Indigenous Community Judge Shot Dead As Colonial Violence Terrorizes Nicaragua

By COURTNEY PARKER Originally published by Intercontinental Cry   One day after she received an ominous warning, Indigenous Community Judge Celedonia Zalazar Point and her husband, Tito José González Bendles, were shot to death by Colonos in the… Read More

California Wildfires: Climate Change + Fire Dependent Ecosystems = Human Disaster

Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California.   Karen Pickett is a member of the Board of Directors of Global Justice Ecology Project. She lives in the redwood country in the Bay Area of California and has been… Read More

Pruitt’s EPA: Public Told “No Harmful Health Effects” from Radiation Exposure

Washington, DC — In a startling public health reversal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now declaring that radiation exposures equivalent to as many as 5,000 chest x-rays “usually result in no harmful health effects,” according to an… Read More

Chile Using Pinochet’s Anti-Terrorist Law Against Mapuche People

CHILE’S STILL USING PINOCHET’S ANTI-TERRORIST LAW AGAINST THE MAPUCHE FORMER PRESIDENT PIÑERA ARGUES THAT THE CONTROVERSIAL LAW NEEDS TO BE TAKEN FURTHER By Alejandra Gaitan Barrera Originally published by Intercontinental Cry The Mapuche territory, the Wallmapu, was never settled… Read More

WATCH: Argentine Indigenous Leader ‘Abducted’ From House Arrest

Argentine Indigenous leader Milagro Sala was barefoot as police officers removed her from house arrest and took her to to prison last week. Sala’s lawyer says it was as an abduction, as it was done without the notification or knowledge of… Read More

Almost 100 Organisations Worldwide Condemn UN Aviation Agency’s Biofuel Plans

An in-depth report released by Biofuelwatch last week shows that feedstocks (raw materials used to produce biofuel) other than palm oil cannot be converted to aviation fuels on a large scale either because of technical obstacles, or for… Read More

Struggle with Brown University Over Potumtuk Land Entering New Phase

The struggle for the land of Potumtuk is entering a new phase in Rhode Island. On September 25 the Po Metacom Camp was closed after the Pokanoket Tribe reached an agreement with Brown University on a process to transfer… Read More

Water Contamination and Cancer: The Other Impact of Oil Drilling

PATAGONIA. TERRITORIES OF UNCERTAINTY  By Hernán Scandizzo Originally published by PuroChamuyo.com Translated with Google Translate Comodoro Rivadavia and Caleta Olivia are two pieces of the same puzzle: the basin of the Golfo San Jorge. Southern Chubut and northern Santa… Read More

The winner will receive an 11×14 archival print of this photo of a ringed kingfisher overlooking the ancient araucaria forest in Parque Huerquehue in Chile. Ringed kingfishers require large bodies of clean water and dense forest and migrate between the US and Chile.

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