User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Indigenous People
Last updated: May 31 2020 21:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mining firm Rio Tinto sorry for destroying Aboriginal caves 31.5.2020 BBC: World
The caves in Western Australia sheltered prehistoric people in the Ice Age 46,000 years ago.
Navajo Nation Is Behind Only New York and New Jersey in Rates of COVID-19 Infection. What Happened? 5.5.2020 Mother Jones
When the Indian Health Service doctors said they’d have to keep him overnight, Ray Berlin tore the IVs out of his arm and fled the emergency room. His granddaughter Judith Solomon found him in the hospital’s waiting room, waving his cane to fend off doctors as they tried to get him back in bed. “He […]
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Language barriers afflict California's indigenous Mexicans and Guatemalans amid coronavirus 1.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Activists who speak indigenous languages reach out to keep Mexican and Central American indigenous communities informed on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Return to normalcy will require more testing 14.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"We need to be testing 40,000 a week or more,” Gov. Tim Walz said, adding that the increase in testing would also need to come with greater tracing and isolation of people infected with the coronavirus.
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Hard-hit cruise lines don't get U.S. coronavirus stimulus money 28.3.2020 LA Times: Business

President Trump wanted to save the cruise industry but the $2-trillion coronavirus stimulus package bill won't help.

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What Are the Trump Administration’s New Plans for Utah Monuments? 21.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Released in February, the Trump administration’s final management plans for Utah’s shrunken Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments caused a predictable amount of commotion. While monument foes like Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) praised the […]
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Five reasons why Canada's 'shutdown' is a big deal 29.2.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Justin Trudeau is under pressure, companies are getting spooked and farms are running low on fuel.
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Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
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We will 'fight to the death' to save the Amazon rainforest 23.2.2020 BBC: Front Page
Teenagers from the Amazon rainforest speak about their hopes for the future.
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NEPA battle pits Colorado leaders, residents against industry backers of Trump push for faster environmental reviews 12.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The political fight over the Trump administration's efforts to trim environmental reviews for new development flared across a deep divide Tuesday at a federal hearing in Denver, with climate change looming heavily and frustrations high.
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Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation high in January despite rainy season 8.2.2020 BBC: World
Deforestation in Brazil hits a record high in January when rains tend to slow down the destruction.
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Trump team finalizes plans for drilling, mining in shrunken Utah national monuments 7.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Final drilling and mining plans are implemented for two national monuments in Utah downsized by President Trump despite objections of several groups.

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Trump administration finalizes plans to allow mining, drilling in 2 Utah national monuments 6.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized. The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits by conservation, tribal and paleontology groups challenging the constitutionality of the president's action.
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How the U more than doubled its Native American student graduation rate 6.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Students and faculty at the University of Minnesota credit the progress to a variety of academic and social supports designed to help them feel welcome on campus. And yet, many students say the campus has a long way to go.
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'They are invaders': Brazil indigenous group takes on mining giant 27.1.2020 BBC: World
Brazil's Mura indigenous group starts consultation that could reject a proposed mining project.
'You need to act now': Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world 20.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
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Harry to carry out first royal duties since announcement 16.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The Duke of Sussex is to host the Rugby League World Cup 2021 draw at Buckingham Palace later.
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Finland's Sanna Marin sworn in as prime minister 11.12.2019 BBC: World
Finland's Sanna Marin was sworn in as prime minister as part of an all-women coalition.
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Climate change: Amazon oil boom under fire at UN talks 10.12.2019 BBC: Science
Indigenous people come to COP25 to protest plans to expand oil production in the western Amazon.
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Bougainville: Will it become the world's next country? 21.11.2019 BBC: World
Bougainville has gone through colonialism and a separatist war. Will it vote to become independent?
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