14th Session of The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

14th Session of The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

 Share on Tumblr  Indigenous Environmental Network, MADRE, CICA (Consejo Indígena de Central America), CAOI, ECUANARI, Chief Oren Lyons-Haudenosaunee, Indigenous Information Network, Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism, Consejo Indio Exterior,...

During Obama Visit, Tribes Will Push for Keystone XL Rejection

 Share on Tumblr  MEDIA ADVISORY June 13, 2014 Contact: Aldo Seoane, aldoseoane@gmail.com, 605-319-8151   During Obama Visit, Tribes Will Push for Keystone XL Rejection North Dakota — When President Obama and the First Lady visits the Standing...

Power Shift 2013 – Kandi Mossett

 Share on Tumblr  Kandi Mossett (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara), Native Energy & Climate Campaign Organizer – Kandi was born in North Dakota and grew up in an area known today as the Fort Berthold Reservation. She obtained her undergraduate degree from...

Fracking is Draining Local Communities (Op-Ed)

 Share on Tumblr  Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)   |   August 24, 2013 01:48pm ET Brenda and Richard Jorgenson have farmed in the White Earth Valley of North Dakota for more than 30 years. They built a home in the...

PA Public Health Assessment Finds Fracking Makes People Sick

 Share on Tumblr  Early results from an on-the-ground, public health assessment in Washington County, PA, indicate that environmental contamination is occurring near natural gas drilling sites and is the likely cause of associated illnesses. We are alarmed...

Fracking Industry Greases Gears of Government in Tennessee

 Share on Tumblr  Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club By Scott Banbury States to the North and West of Tennessee―Illinois, Ohio and Arkansas―are already fracked. Other surrounding states―Georgia, Alabama and Kentucky―are in the industry’s sights, and it...

Fracking our Farms: A Tale of Five Farming Families

 Share on Tumblr  By Alexis Baden-Mayer Their names are Carol, Steve & Jackie, Susan, Marilyn & Robert, and Christine. They share a bond. Two bonds, actually: They all own, or owned, farms. And those farms, along with their own health and the health...

At the Altar of the Dollar

 Share on Tumblr  This song was written as a challenge to myself to do something about climate change. I hope it will inspire you to join us, the Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers. Help us pass national legislation that places a fee on the carbon in fossil...

Dispatches from the Front-lines of the Tar Sands to Renewables

 Share on Tumblr  Women of the Land Speak:  Dispatches from the Front-lines of the Tar Sands to Renewables February 17, 2013 7pm – 10 pm  Speakers from 7 to 9pm, networking from 9 to 10pm Busboys and Poets 1025 5th Street NW, Washington D.C. This event is...

Preliminary Analysis of FracFocus.org Data

 Share on Tumblr  Abstract This post covers the oil/gas well and chemical data extracted from the FracFocus.org website by the staff of SkyTruth.org.  The FracFocus.org website is gradually becoming the default repository for general hydro-fracturing well...