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Human Need and Nature’s Capacity to Restore

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In Canada and the United States about 5% of tribal economies are so-called “informal.” In Mexico about twenty percent of the indigenous community economy is considered by conventional economists as “informal.” In various other parts of the Americas, like Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Columbia, and Peru that portion of indigenous communities that is not specifically measured [&hellip... more →

Its not easy Being “Green”

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The Russians dump nuclear waste in the Arctic seas, the Republic of Congo sees companies with the consent of some government officials dump 20 metric tons of toxic waste into an old uranium mine and they succeed in contaminating the Mura river; and PCBs and mercury from coal fire electrical production contaminate the oceans.  China [&hellip... more →

The Changing Weather Alert!

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There is a saying that when a country like Mexico, United States, Nigeria or Indonesia “sneezes,” indigenous people get the “flu.” While this is really just a variation on the actual saying, I think you will get the point. Indigenous communities the world over live in environments where there is a fine balance between prosperity [&hellip... more →

Genocide: Another Inconvenient Truth

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The killing of a people in whole or in part through mass murder, starvation or displacement constitutes the main features of the internationally recognized crime of genocide. The 1985 United Nations Report on Genocide notes: “The right of a person or people not to be killed or avoidably left to die depends upon the reciprocal [&hellip... more →

Healthy Questions

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Who does not want to be in the best of health? And who can say of himself to enjoy health, life, the world to the fullest or knows many people who are completely healthy, physically and mentally? Health is a universal human aspiration and a basic human need. So much more do we become aware [&hellip... more →

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