User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Indigenous People
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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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Many Native Americans can't get clean water, report finds 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new report from the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.
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This Is What Happened at the First Presidential Environmental Justice Forum 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Only six candidates turned out for the first ever presidential forum on environmental justice at South Carolina State University on Friday night. Issues such as lead-contaminated water, food deserts, childhood asthma and proximity to polluting chemical plants and industrial […]
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This Alaska mine could generate $1 billion a year. Is it worth the risk to salmon? 24.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A giant open-pit copper and gold dig above Alaska's Bristol Bay could yield sales of more than $20 billion in two decades, but Pebble Mine would place the world's greatest wild salmon run at risk forever.

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Miners vs. fishermen: Alaska's Pebble Mine risks wild salmon for gold 23.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

A giant open-pit copper and gold dig above Alaska's Bristol Bay could yield sales of more than $20 billion in two decades, but Pebble Mine would place the world's greatest wild salmon run at risk forever.

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Are electric cars as 'green' as you think? 21.10.2019 BBC: Science
The lithium powering electric vehicles is found deep beneath the salt flats of Argentina
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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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The world is watching as California weighs controversial plan to save tropical forests 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and environmentalists agree on the need to protect tropical rainforests, but they couldn't disagree more about California's plan for saving them.

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Brazil Amazon: Old enemies unite to save their land 13.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Rival indigenous groups say they have a common enemy: Brazil's President Bolsonaro and his policies.
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Brazil worker who protected indigenous tribes killed in Amazon 9.9.2019 BBC: World
Reports say an official who protected land from farmers and loggers was shot twice in the head.
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