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Thousands March with Cowboy and Indian Alliance at “Reject and Protect” to Protest Keystone XL Pipeline Share
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Thousands March with Cowboy and Indian Alliance at “Reject and Protect” to Protest Keystone XL Pipeline Share

Cowboy and Indian Alliance Present a Painted Tipi to the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian as a Gift to President Obama Musician Neil Young and Actress Daryl Hannah join the protests Washington, DC — Thousands of people joined the farmers, ranchers, and tribal leaders of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance for a ceremonial procession along the National Mall to protest the Keystone XL pipeline this afternoon. The procession...

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The Woman Who Breaks Mega-Dams
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The Woman Who Breaks Mega-Dams

How to stop 7,200 megawatts of power with the force of law. An article on Goldman Environmental Prize winner Ruth Buendía Mestoquiari Source: The Atlantic Ruth Buendía Mestoquiari has built her career, and staked the fate of her people, on the law. But she doesn’t have a law degree. In fact, she didn’t even start elementary school until she was a teenager and didn’t finish high school until age 25. While her peers...

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‘A Toxic Legacy’ in Campagna?
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‘A Toxic Legacy’ in Campagna?

A response by [Entitle->http://cdca.it/spip.php?article2176&lang=en] fellow, Salvatore Paolo, to the short piece, ‘A Toxic Legacy’, that focuses on the links between environmental degradation and increasing cancer mortality in Campania. Today the short piece, ‘A Toxic Legacy‘, that reflects on the links between the environmental degradation and increasing cancer mortality in Campania was published on the blog of...

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Seeds of Discontent
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Seeds of Discontent

Watch this trailer for a powerful new documentary about how supposedly well-meaning Dutch and Swedish investments can result in land grabbing and human rights abuses in one small community in Mozambique. In the northern province of Niassa, Mozambique, one company, Chikweti, set up with investments by Swedish and Norwegian churches and the Dutch pension fund, ABP is establishing large tree plantations. Chikweti not only promised their...

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Report : Deadly Environment
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Report : Deadly Environment

The dramatic rise in killings of Environmental and Land Defenders. Killings of people protecting the environment and rights to land increased sharply between 2002 and 2013 as competition for natural resources intensifies, a new report from Global Witness reveals. Disputes over industrial logging, mining and land rights the key drivers, with Latin America and Asia-Pacific particularly hard hit. The report “Deadly...

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Entitle fellows on the gold mine of Rosia Montana, Romania
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Entitle fellows on the gold mine of Rosia Montana, Romania

The residents have been putting up a fight against the gold mining plans of the Gabriel Resources Company. [{George Velegrakis} for [xpressed->http://www.x-pressed.org/?xpd_article=interview-with-researcher-irina-velicu-on-the-gold-mine-of-rosia-montana-romania] interviews Irina Velicu] In the area of ??Rosia Montana in Romania the residents have been putting up a fight for the past 14 years against the gold mining plans of the...

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