User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Indigenous People
Last updated: Dec 11 2019 05:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.
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Will Indonesia's new capital just move the problem to the jungle? 3.9.2019 BBC: World
Activists say moving the capital to Borneo threatens indigenous people and Kalimantan's rich wildlife.
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Norway Sami community fights for survival as temperatures rise 3.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Climate change is making life difficult for the indigenous people - and wildlife - of the Sami region.
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“The Amazon Stays, Bolsonaro Goes”: Protesters in Brazil Demand Action on Rainforest Fires 31.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last Friday, in the streets outside the government buildings in Brazil’s capital city, I walked with nearly a thousand people in desperate concern over the relentless and unprecedented burning of one of the most important ecosystems in the world. A […]
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Amazon rainforest fires: Ten readers' questions answered 23.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
You had many questions about the fires burning through the Amazon. Here are some of the answers.
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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power 17.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Native village of Igiugig, population 70, runs on diesel flown in for as much as $7.55 a gallon. An underwater hydro project could change that.

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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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