#LANDBACK Coast to Coast Call to Action: November 23rd – 29th

anonymous / It’s Going Down Call for a week of solidarity with indigenous land struggles for sovereignty across so-called Canada and beyond. The Indigenous people of the land have been under attack ever since the first invaders came to our shores. We have been defending our lands and protecting our waters for generations. We have […]

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Road-Paving Project Threatens a Wildlife-Rich Reserve in Papua

by Asrida Elisabeth / adapted by Hans Nicholas Jong / Mongabay The Indonesian government plans to pave a stretch of highway running through an ecologically important wildlife reserve in the country’s Papua region. Experts warn the paving will encourage greater encroachment into Mamberamo Foja Wildlife Reserve, which is home to at least 332 bird species […]

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Environmental Democracy in Ecuador Promotes Anti-Mining Agenda

by Vincent Ricci / Mongabay A court ruling in Ecuador allowing a community referendum on proposed mining projects could embolden communities across the country mounting similar opposition to mines. The ruling in favor of Cuenca, the capital of Azuay province and the third-largest city in Ecuador, was prompted by concerns over two gold mines, although […]

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