500-Plus Organizations Call for Rejection of Scott Pruitt as EPA Head

Environmental, Health, Labor, Social Justice, Faith, Farming and Business Groups Join Broad National Push to Defeat Pruitt Nomination WASHINGTON – More than 500 national, state and local organizations representing a wide range of interests and identities signed a… Read More

Standing Rock: A Critical Moment in Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Following blizzard-like conditions and plummeting temperatures at Standing Rock, Chairman David Archambault released a letter respectfully asking visiting Water Protectors to develop exit strategies and to return home once the current storm passes. The following is a statement… Read More

Update on Standing Rock Victory: Water Protectors Not Going Anywhere

“Nothing indicates for us to pack up and go home,” said Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network. “Our native people have reason to be distrustful.” Standing Rock activists stay in place, fearing pipeline victory was… Read More

ALERT: Strategy Meeting to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Taking Place in Myrtle Beach

ALERT: Strategy Meeting to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Taking Place in Myrtle Beach List of Experts Available for Interviews Provided Below   North Myrtle Beach –Indigenous peoples, scientists, lawyers and environmental experts will gather in North Myrtle Beach, SC over October… Read More

200+ Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Correct and Clarify Unsupported Top Claim in Major Fracking Study

Via Food and Water Watch: Letter Comes on Heels of Report Showing Major White House Influence on “Messaging” in the June 2015 Study NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Led by Food & Water Watch, more than 200 public… Read More

GE American Chestnuts: Save the forest by destroying it?

  A handful of scientists are working to genetically engineer the iconic American chestnut tree which they hope to release throughout the forests of the Appalachians and the Eastern US. Indigenous Peoples, scientists and others are raising alarms about the risks… Read More

UN promoting potentially genocidal policy at World Climate Summit

  Dec. 8, 2015 (Paris) – At the foot of a miniature Eiffel Tower, civil society, environmentalists and  Indigenous Peoples rejected REDD, a carbon market mechanism, land-grabbing false solution to climate change that could potentially cause genocide, at the World… Read More

WATCH: Rapper Jendog Lonewolf Releases “Stop REDD!” Music Video

As the COP21 Climate Conference continues in Paris, rapper Jendog Lonewolf has released a timely music video, titled “Stop REDD!” The video is produced by the Indigenous Environmental Network and Kiss The Sky. According to her website, ILoveJendog.com,… Read More

WATCH: Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life United Nations Press Conference

Representatives from the Global Alliance Against REDD and for Life and the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) held a press conference denouncing the REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) climate scheme at the COP21 climate conference in Paris,… Read More