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Losing Knowledge, Losing Memories: Hiparidi Top’Tiro on the Deforestation of the Cerrado

Paul Jay of The Real News Network interviews Hiparidi Top’Tiro, president of the Xavante Wara Association, a community organization based in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, that promotes ecological preservation as well as the cultural and physical survival of the Xavante Peoples. From Intercontinental Cry: https://intercontinentalcry.org/protecting-amazon-includes-defending-indigenous-rights/  

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Report-back from the Sacred Water Tour

By Max Wilbert, Susan Hyatt, Katie Wilson, and Michael Carter, Deep Green Resistance Southwest Coalition In late May 2014, members of Deep Green Resistance (DGR), Great Basin Water Network, the Ely-Shoshone Indian tribe, and others toured the valleys of eastern Nevada and western Utah targeted by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) for groundwater extraction. […]

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Ancient Burials Set for Destruction in Australia

By Wakool Indigenous Corporation The destruction of dozens of ancient heritage sites including unregistered burials looks set to be assured as the NSW Office of Water continues to blunder through the $10 billion Water for the Future Initiative. The local community is up in arms over the complete disregard for heritage and human rights shown […]

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Report finds “carbon sinks” insufficient in absorbing CO2 emissions

By Tom Bawden / The Independent Carbon dioxide is being accumulated in the atmosphere at the fastest rate since records began, as scientists warn that the oceans and forests may have absorbed so much CO2 that their crucial function as “carbon sinks” is now severely threatened. The jump in atmospheric CO2 is partly the result […]

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Video: Arctic Emergency: Scientists Speak

This film, by DGR member Max Wilbert, brings you the voices of climate scientists – in their own words. Rising temperatures in the Arctic are contributing the melting sea ice, thawing permafrost, and destabilization of a system that has been called “Earth’s Air Conditioner”. Global warming is here and is impacting weather patterns, natural systems, […]

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Film Review: Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds

By Norris Thomlinson / Deep Green Resistance Hawai’i Open Sesame examines the importance of seeds to humans as the genesis of nearly all our domesticated foods. It details the tremendous loss in varietal diversity of our crops over the last century, due in large part to increasing corporate control over the seed market. Farmers and […]

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Time is Short: Ferguson, Missouri: Seeing Clearly

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance San Diego We need to be clear about what is going on in Ferguson, Missouri. Let’s pretend, just for a moment, that your people were stolen from their ancestral homes and stacked like lumber in the hulls of filthy ships to be sold half a world away. Millions […]

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Launch of Website for Community-led Database for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

By No More Silence As Indigenous peoples, working for justice for #MMIW is a process that starts within our own communities. The launch of this  website is one example of the resurgence of community documentation as justice. In April of 2013, No More Silence, Families of Sisters in Spirit and the Native Youth Sexual Health […]

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Aboriginal Title in Tsilhqot’in: A Radical Reading

By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance San Diego There’s a common joke I’ve heard many indigenous people tell. It goes like this: “What did indigenous peoples call this land before Europeans arrived? OURS.” This joke – or truth – reflects many of the problems inhering to the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent ruling in […]

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Will Falk: What Does Solidarity Look Like?

Photo Credit: David Clow   By Will Falk / Deep Green Resistance Each night Unist’ot’en Clan spokeswoman, Freda Huson, and her husband Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief Toghestiy fall asleep on their traditional land not knowing whether the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are going to storm their bridge in the depths of night. Each winter, when Freda […]

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