Categories Archives: The Problem: Civilization » Colonialism & Conquest

Cambodia puts its arduous titling process for Indigenous land up for review

Ethnic Kui Indigenous people have for generations mined the mountains and streams of Cambodia’s Romtom commune for their livelihoods. But those traditions shifted as Delcom, a Malaysian-owned gold-mining company, began digging up the land in the early 2010s and confronting artisanal miners with armed guards. Miners at that time said their peers had gone abroad … Continue reading Cambodia puts its arduous titling process for Indigenous land up for review

Bill Aimed at Killing 90% of Idaho’s Wolves Headed to Governor’s Desk

Featured image: Gray wolf. Photo courtesy of Tracy Brooks, Mission Wolf and USFWS. Contact: Andrea Zaccardi, (303) 854-7748, azaccardi@biologicaldiversity.org Original Press Release New Law Would Allow Hunters Unlimited Wolf Kills, Year-Round Trapping on Private Lands BOISE, Idaho— The Idaho House of Representatives today approved a bill allowing the state to hire private contractors to kill up … Continue reading Bill Aimed at Killing 90% of Idaho’s Wolves Headed to Governor’s Desk

‘We are made invisible’: Brazil’s Indigenous on prejudice in the city

This article was originally published on Mongabay. Mongabay starts publishing a series of data-driven multimedia stories on Brazil’s Indigenous people living in urban areas, including the metropolitan centers of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília, showing that Indigenous people are much closer to most Brazilians than they realize. Mongabay Series: Amazon Conservation, Amazon Illegal Deforestation, Indigenous Peoples … Continue reading ‘We are made invisible’: Brazil’s Indigenous on prejudice in the city

When Women Become Allies to Save Watersheds and Wildlife

This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute. By Barbara Williams The word “Minnesota” derives from one of two Dakota words, either Mni Sóta meaning clear blue water or Mnissota meaning cloudy water. Just one letter can change the entire meaning. Just one oil spill could ruin the entire ecosystem. … Continue reading When Women Become Allies to Save Watersheds and Wildlife

The Big Green Lie

We in DGR stand in solidarity with Survival International and support them because we believe that their analysis is correct and the organization is doing incredibly important work in standing up for indigenous peoples worldwide. While we encourage everyone to support Survival International and their very well-made campaigns, as an organization DGR pushes for more … Continue reading The Big Green Lie

Recognizing the true guardians of the forest: Q&A with David Kaimowitz

Indigenous peoples worldwide are the victims of the largest genocide in human history, which is ongoing. Wherever indigenous cultures have not been completely destroyed or assimilated, they stand as relentless defenders of the landbases and natural communities which are there ancestral homes. They also provide living proof that humans as a species are not inherently … Continue reading Recognizing the true guardians of the forest: Q&A with David Kaimowitz

Happening Today: Live Streaming Event “Ending The Greenwashing”

Join Us Today Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Max Wilbert, and grassroots organizers from around the world for a special 3-hour live streaming event, Ending The Greenwashing, starting at 1pm Pacific Time and hosted by Deep Green Resistance. This event will explore in detail the topic of greenwashing. Around the planet, mining companies, energy producers, automakers, … Continue reading Happening Today: Live Streaming Event “Ending The Greenwashing”

Brazilian Supreme Court takes crucial step towards recognizing indigenous rights

Indigenous peoples worldwide are the victims of the largest genocide in human history, which is ongoing. Wherever indigenous cultures have not been completely destroyed or assimilated, they stand as relentless defenders of the landbases and natural communities which are there ancestral homes. They also provide living proof that humans as a species are not inherently … Continue reading Brazilian Supreme Court takes crucial step towards recognizing indigenous rights

Biden Administration/Army Corps Allows Illegal Dakota Access Pipeline to Continue to Flow Despite Impacted Indigenous Opposition

For Immediate Release: Press Contact: Jennifer K. Falcon, jennifer@ienearth.org, 218-760-9958 ___________________________________________________________________________ Washington D.C. (April 9th, 2021)- The Army Corp announced today that they will not be shutting down the Dakota Access pipeline despite it lacking the proper operating and environmental permits. This move continues to ignore the treaties and voices of the Standing Rock Tribal Nation who … Continue reading Biden Administration/Army Corps Allows Illegal Dakota Access Pipeline to Continue to Flow Despite Impacted Indigenous Opposition

The Voice of the Mountain: Defending One of the Last Remaining Cloud Forests

In this interview, DGR Latin America correspondents Michael Robles and Alejandro Balentine speak to José Alfredo del Moral García who is part of  a movement called Por la Defensa de la Sierra (In Defense of the Mountain Range) in Coatepec, State of Veracruz (Mexico). Por la Defensa de la Sierra is looking to protect one … Continue reading The Voice of the Mountain: Defending One of the Last Remaining Cloud Forests