#EndWTO Week of Action in Bali – Update Dec. 2, 2013

By: Edgar Franks, Community to Community Development Solidarity between different fronts of struggle was apparent at the opening day of the #EndWTO Bali Week of Action.  From the Philippines to Thailand to Korea to Africa, every speaker called out that the current...

14 Years after the Battle of Seattle, Movements Call to #EndWTO

In 1999, anti-globalization protests rocked the World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations in Seattle and gave birth to a new era of the global justice movement. At every turn the WTO has faced major protest from outside the negotiations and dissent from inside, from...

Humanity at the Crossroads

This is an invitation to step into service, to choose to join a collective body of humans that deeply cares about our planet. Please read the Indigenous elders statement http://caretakersofmotherearth.com/. If you find resonance, consider signing, asking your own...

Company slows uranium mining in northern Arizona

By: Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, AZ – The only two uranium mines operating in Arizona and an associated mill in southern Utah are set to cease operations temporarily as prices for the ore decline.   Energy Fuels Resources Inc. said uranium at its Arizona One Mine...

Statement on the UN Climate Conference in Warsaw by Tom Goldtooth

Statement on the UN Climate Conference in Warsaw by Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director, Indigenous Environmental Network by Global Justice Ecology Project | November 12, 2013 · 3:16 pm The United Nations climate meetings involve the big powers of the United States and...
Heavy Storm Devastates Coastal Communities in Western Alaska

Heavy Storm Devastates Coastal Communities in Western Alaska

We need to support our own communities during catastrophic disasters. We aren’t many people in Western Alaska, Kotlik appeared to be the major impact zone, but we are still people who deserve support and relief effort. I think of Hurricane support that mobilizes...

Minnesota PUC to review Enbridge oil pipeline expansion

Article by: DAVID SHAFFER , Star Tribune ~ Updated: September 5, 2013 – 7:53 AM Enbridge Energy’s plan to boost the carrying capacity of a crude oil pipeline through Minnesota will go to a contested-case review, a hearing similar to a trial. A major expansion of...

Fracking is Draining Local Communities (Op-Ed)

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 valley’s sloping hillsides...

PA Public Health Assessment Finds Fracking Makes People Sick

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 by these preliminary...
Eight Hottest Environmental Battlegrounds in Indian Country

Eight Hottest Environmental Battlegrounds in Indian Country

Corporate interests have been gobbling up indigenous land and rights since contact more than 500 years ago. Today, American Indians are still fighting to maintain their stewardship and the integrity of the land. From the uranium invasion of the Grand Canyon, to the...

Line 13 —- Illegal Pipelines on Red Lake Land —- Fact Sheet

Indigenous Environmental Network Enbridge Energy Line 13 Southern Lights Diluent Line Illegal Pipelines on Red Lake Land Expansion Fact Sheet Enbridge is proposing to increase the Southern Lights Diluent Line(50,000 bpd to 275,000 bpd) that flows from Chicago, Ill to...