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Tribal Rights Overlooked in South Dakota KXL Permit Certification

Tribes and grassroots leaders are upset over the decision to exclude aboriginal rights and off-reservation rights from the discussion on the whether the Keystone XL pipeline permit should be granted recertification. The nine tribal nations of South Dakota all stand in resistance to the proposed tar sands pipeline. Four tribes and a number of organizations and individuals are intervenors the certification case. Many of the concerns these intervenors have against KXL are based upon legitimate treaty and aboriginal rights, rights acknowledged by international law, federal and state policy, and rights now excluded from the being heard.

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Corporate Greenwash in Tuscany

 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference Denounced for Promoting GMO Trees Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York (8 June 2015, 0:00 GMT) – From 8 to 12 June, Florence, Italy will be the host city for the International Union of... read more

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    The People’s Climate March on Sept. 21, 2014 signaled to both U.S. and global leaders that large numbers of people in the United States cared […]



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    IMAGES (FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM) FOR DOWNLOAD! You can download the social media flyer/poster/images for sharing here. OCTOBER 14TH ACTION PLANNING TOOL […]

  • Action Map

    Go to this link to see the map that indicates actions that are being planned around the country on Oct 14th. Please go here to join an action OR if […]

  • Summer of Our Power

    #OurPowerSummer The Climate Justice Alliance’s Summer of Our Power launched on the Summer Solstice—June 21, 2015—in recognition of […]

  • Tribal Nations Ask President Obama to Reject KXL...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gay Kingman, Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association, (605) 721-6168 Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous […]

  • Leaders of the Paiter Suruí ask that the carbon...

    The Paiter-Suruí REDD project in Brazil is often held up as a successful indigenous-led REDD project. In December 2014, REDD-Monitor published […]


    CALL TO ACTION!!! January 13th, 2015  –  7pm Central Time #NOKXL VIGIL ACROSS TURTLE ISLAND!! A coordinated day of action […]

  • IEN Response to Sen. Murkowski’s Comments on...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Response to Senator Murkowski’s Actions and Comments in Senate Meeting on KXL Bill   January 9, 2015 – The […]


Outrage Over US Secret Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees

Groups from around the world [1] today joined together to denounce the US government for allowing the first genetically engineered tree, a loblolly pine, to be legalized with no government or public oversight, with no assessment of their risks to the public or the environment, and without regard to overwhelming public opposition to GE trees.

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 JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM CLEAN WATER ALLIANCE, OWE AKU/BRING BACK THE WAY, IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WATER, AND DAKOTA RURAL ACTION April 30, 2015 Contact: Jeffrey Parsons, Attorney 303-823-5738 Lilias Jarding, Ph.D., 605-787-2872 (Clean Water Alliance) Debra White... read more

14th Session of The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

 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, Comisión Júridica de los... read more

Tribal Resilience Plans in an Age of Sea Level Rise

  What If the Water Can’t be Stopped? Tribal Resilience Plans in an Age of Sea Level Rise Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00 – 4:30 PM 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building Please RSVP to expedite check-in: www.eesi.org/042015tribal#rsvp Live webcast (connection... read more

Lakota Youth Send Video Message To President Obama

This morning youth of the Oceti Sakowin released and delivered a video to President Obama asking him to uphold his commitment to Indigenous youth and to reject Keystone XL. The video, supported by Indigenous Environmental Network, Energy Action Coalition and NO KXL Dakota will be delivered to top tribal representatives in the White House administration.

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IEN Response to EPA comments on KXL

In response to comments released today by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the State Department’s Final Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL pipeline, Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, released the following statement:

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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.


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


  • Durban Declaration on REDD: “Stop the disastrous REDD+ experiment”
    Yesterday, activists in Durban, South Africa launched the Durban Declaration on REDD. The Declaration opposes REDD, and rejects the “commodification, privatisation and plunder of Nature”. The Declaration was launched at an event organised under the Civil Society Alternative Programme, which runs parallel to the World Forestry Congress, also taking place this week in Durban. Renowned […]
  • Africans to UN and loggers: Hands off our forests!
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Durban, Sept.8, 2015 – Loggers and the United Nations want to grab African forests for REDD+, which promotes monoculture plantations and genetically modified trees and violates human rights, denounced the No REDD in Africa Network at the World Forestry Congress held in Durban, South Africa. “Hands off Africa! Loggers go home! No […]
  • Call to Action to reject REDD and extractive industries
    Originally posted on Aug 10, 2015 in World Rainforest Movement Once again, the world’s governments will meet at the end of this year within the United Nations convention framework to supposedly deal with the real and tangible problem of climate change. However, the agenda of the climate negotiations – mainly driven by governments of industrialized […]
  • What do the criticism of the Pope’s encyclical by carbon market and REDD proponents reveal?
    Originally posted on Aug 10, 2015. In World Forest Movement The new Pope Francis’ “Laudato Sí” encyclical addressing the ecological crisis, particularly the climate crisis, has been much discussed in the last month. It is uncommon to see so many organizations and individuals discussing a papal encyclical. Although it did not take into account important […]
  • Pope rejects carbon trading
    In his recent encyclical “Laudato Si,” the Pope urges action on climate change and specifically criticizes the sale of “carbon credits.” The Earth “is protesting for the wrong that we are doing to her, because of the irresponsible use and abuse of the goods that God has placed on her. We have grown up thinking that […]

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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