Willie Nelson and Neil Young, whose Farm Aid concerts have been raising money for family farmers since 1985, demonstrated their support for the agricultural heartland in another way this weekend, headlining the Harvest the Hope: A Concert to Protect the Heartland. The sold-out event, hosted by Art and Helen Tanderup at their farm in Neligh in northeast Nebraska, was intended to call attention to the destruction the Keystone XL pipeline would wreak on farms like theirs as well as nearby tribal lands. http://ecowatch.com/2014/09/29/willie-nelson-neil-young-keystone-xl/
Moby helped kick the electronic dance music movement into high gear in the ’90s. He’s almost as well known for his longtime veganism and his avid support of animal rights. Originally from New York, he moved to Los Angeles several years ago, where he has a four-acre spread, to be closer to nature.
The lawsuit was filed with the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians Tribal Court Tuesday, Sept. 23.
“We feel pretty confident with our case,” LaCroix said.
According to a release from LaCroix, several state and tribal laws outlaw the current use of fresh water for hydraulic fracturing. The release states that millions of gallons of fresh water are used for this type of oil drilling around the state.
Among those laws included in their case include tribal law, the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act and the St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources agreement among others.
Lawsuit threatens 'ban' on fracking www.petoskeynews.com MICHIGAN—After reviewing a number of state and tribal laws, two men believe a specific type of drilling in Michigan has been executed illegally. Phil Bellfy, democratic candidate for the 37th State Senate District and Tim LaCroix, candidate for the
NEW YORK — More than 300,000 people marched through the streets of New York City on Sunday in what organizers called the largest climate-change demonstration in history.
With banners, flags, floats and drums, protesters at the "People's Climate March" overwhelmed midtown Manhattan in flocks of vivid color, demanding action ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit this week.
The world-renowned musician and activist Sting stopped by Democracy Now for the three-hour special from the People’s Climate March to talk about why he is marching with indigenous activists on the front lines of the environmental movement. “The indigenous peoples’ message has been consistent from the beginning: We are in danger,” Sting says. “These people […
(New York City) The Climate Justice Alliance, of which the Indigenous Environmental Network is a member of, released a Statement to World Leaders and President Obama at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014. “This Sunday, over 400,000 people marched on the streets of New York City in solidarity with communities around the […]
With a copper pail of water in one hand and a staff in the other, Josephine Mandamin, an Anishabaabewe grandmother took on a sacred walk, traversing over 10,900 miles around each of the Great Lakes. She is known as the “Water Walker.” According to the Michigan Sea Grant, the Great Lakes shoreline is equal to […]
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