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Greenpeace: 7 Protesters Arrested, Charged After Climbing Crane in D.C.

  The seven environmental activists who climbed a 270-foot construction crane just blocks away from the White House Wednesday -- and unfurled a banner that...

Newscast #9: Joel Berger on Overlooked ‘Edge Species’ That Deserve Conservation

  On the first episode of 2017, we’re joined by Joel Berger, a professor at Colorado State University and a senior scientist with the New...

Peru roll back indigenous law in win for economy

  With the recent announcement by President Jokowi granting indigenous rights, much to the celebration of the foreign NGOs we need to take a look...

The End of A People: Amazon Dam Destroys Sacred Munduruku “Heaven”

  Brazil dynamited an indigenous sacred site, the equivalent of Christian “Heaven,” to make way for Teles Pires dam; desecration is devastating to Munduruku culture. The...

Battle for The Amazon: Tapajós Basin Threatened by Massive Development

  Brazil’s soy farmers, international commodity traders, and Brasilia want to turn the Tapajós Basin into an industrialized commodities export corridor, building dozens of dams,...

Food from Brazil’s amazon finds its way to metropolitan tables

  From small eateries to Michelin-star restaurants, food establishments are increasingly sourcing ingredients from the Brazilian Amazonian rainforest. For more than a decade, cook Vângela Veloso...

Greenpeace: NGOs and fake News

  Fake News, Propaganda & the NGOs: The opening Act With the Fake News has been one of hot 2016 news items, a little bit of...

Protest against oil pollution ends with accords on pipeline inspection, remediation, compensation

  Indigenous leaders protesting oil pollution in Peru’s northern Amazon region signed a series of agreements with government officials December 15 on issues ranging from...

Remembering Carrie Fisher, an iconically tough woman

  The Princess had died. Hail, Princess Fisher, We borrowed this article from VOX, I hope they forgive us. But Carrie Fisher, deserves the best of...

Jokowi officials: APP stands accused in Indonesia

  Indonesia’s Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has reiterated that no legal authorization was ever granted to the giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to...
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