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Stop Blaming the Poor. It’s the Wally Yachters Who are Burning the Planet

Stop Blaming the Poor. It’s the Wally Yachters Who are Burning the Planet

September 28, 2009

It’s no coincidence that most of those who are obsessed with population growth are post-reproductive wealthy white men: it’s about the only environmental issue for which they can’t be blamed….

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Canadian Government Isolated as Declaration Moves Ahead

Canadian Government Isolated as Declaration Moves Ahead

September 22, 2009

A new report released on the eve of the second anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples shows that it is increasingly…

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World Bank Suspends Oil Palm Loans After Protests

World Bank Suspends Oil Palm Loans After Protests

September 21, 2009

The World Bank has announced it will not provide any more loans to oil palm companies until it can guarantee the loans are not causing social and environmental harm.

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MASSOB Begins 10-yr Anniversary Actvities

MASSOB Begins 10-yr Anniversary Actvities

September 19, 2009

Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) weekend, marked its 10th anniversary with church services held at designated venues.

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Salazar Launches DOI Climate Change Response Strategy

Salazar Launches DOI Climate Change Response Strategy

September 14, 2009

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today launched the Department of the Interior’s first-ever coordinated strategy to address current and future impacts of climate change on America’s land, water, ocean,…

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Tla-o-qui-aht Celebrate New Reserve

September 13, 2009

"It's a ground-breaking ground breaking," beamed Tla-o-qui-aht council member Elmer Frank as he dug a ceremonial shovel into the dirt of his First Nations' new reservation. "The development of Ty…

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Native America: Discovered and Conquered

September 12, 2009

Native America: Discovered and Conquered Professor Robert J. Miller, sits down for one full hour to talk about his book Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark,…

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Vancouver Mine Company Threatens Reindeer Herders in Sweden

September 11, 2009

The Saami people say a mining project in Northeastern Sweden, proposed by a Canadian company, threatens their traditional way of life and violates their basic human rights, as recognized by…

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Tibet Third Pole

September 9, 2009

Tibet's climate is changing, and fast. Called the Earth's Third Pole by scientists because only the North and South poles hold more glacially stored freshwater, the Tibetan Plateau is undergoing…

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Amazon Leaders Issue Ultimatum to Canadian Company

September 4, 2009

Leaders from the Awajun and Wampis People, in the Cordillera del Condor region of Peru, issued an ultimatum on Aug. 25 giving Dorato Resources Inc. 15 days to leave their…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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