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SIGN LETTER TO STOP GE Trees – BY THURSDAY MARCH 5th!
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We need you to help stop this disaster!

IEN is working with the Campaign to Stop GE Trees mobilize this Emergency Day of Action to STOP GE Trees this TUESDAY, March 3rd and we need your help to make it a success!

Take action in solidarity with Brazilian Indigenous and Front Line Communities, social movements and organizations to stop the legalization of socially and ecologically destructive GE trees

SEND a Copy of the letter to Brazilian officials here. We have included both Spanish and Portuguese versions along with the initial English text. Simply fill out the short form with your name, email and country and click “Submit” The DEADLINE for sending these is Thursday, March 5th / Noon Eastern – Click here to learn more and sign the letter!

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Tribal Nations Ask President Obama to Reject KXL and Request Emergency Meeting with Department of Interior

Rapid City, SD – The Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association (GPTCA) Chairman and President of Oglala Sioux Tribe, John Steele sent an official letter yesterday to President Barack Obama expressing several urgent tribal concerns about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline’s impact on tribal homelands. The letter urged the President to reject the Keystone XL presidential permit, informed him of a South Dakota Public Utility Commission (SDPUC) process currently happening to recertify the construction permit for that state and requested a meeting with Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell to discuss tribal concerns of the proposed pipeline. The GPTCA is made up of the 16 Sovereign American Indian Tribes in the states of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska.

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South Dakotans to fight TransCanada on their own turf

 Press conference: Capitol Building sidewalk, 15 minutes after PUC hearing ends Press call: Wednesday, October 29, 11:30am CT: 866-952-7528, Passcode KXL Dakota Rural Action will be live-tweeting the PUC hearing; follow @DakotaRural Pierre, SD – The fight to stop... read more

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Lakota Allies Gather to Stand Their Sacred Ground

 by Natalie Hand and Kent Lebsock, Owe Aku International Justice Project (www.oweakuinternational.org) “We sought spiritual guidance and were told that the spirit of Unci Maka will awaken people to protect her. For us it has always been about protecting sacred... read more

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... read more

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Grassroots leaders from social movements across Asia tie their scarves together at the declaration of the SMAA hemispheric alliance.

Grassroots leaders from social movements across Asia tie their scarves together at the declaration of the SMAA hemispheric alliance.

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Stop California REDD Now!

  Citizens of the World,   Please sign this petition to Stop California REDD, which is the model for doing REDD throughout the world. Make history by rejecting this market-based, land grabbing false solution to climate change which is bad for the planet, bad... read more

Africans Unite Against New Form of Colonialism

 No REDD Network Born FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2013 Outraged by the rampant land grabs and neocolonialism of REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest degradation), Africans at the World Social Forum in Tunisia took the historic decision to... read more

Exposing REDD :: The False Climate Solution

 Watch and Share this informative video! During the week of October 22, 2012, The Mending News released a 7:25 minute video on the basics of an international carbon offset mechanism called REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and... read more

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Nationwide study casts a wide net over seafood fraud

  Mislabeled fish is flooding the marketplace and Americans may be swallowing it hook, line and sinker, according to a new study by an environmental activist group. A look at seafood sales across the country by ocean conservation group Oceana found that roughly... read more

Winnemem Wintu Chief says Frankenfish must be stopped

 Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, said the Tribe strongly opposes the tentative approval of genetically engineered salmon by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “Salmon is in our traditional stories, songs and... read more

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