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Déjà vu as palm oil industry brings deforestation, pollution to Amazon

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 Déjà vu as palm oil industry brings deforestation, pollution to Amazon

Special Alert! Take Action! SEND YOUR PHOTOS OF YELLOWSTONE’S WILD BUFFALO TO MONTANA’S GOVERNOR

Special Alert! Take Action! GOVERNOR GIANFORTE PLEASE VETO HB 318 & HB 302       SEND YOUR PHOTOS OF YELLOWSTONE’S WILD BUFFALO TO MONTANA’S GOVERNOR WITH AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE:  PLEASE VETO HB 318 AND HB 302 PLEASE POST THIS URGENT NOTICE ON YOUR SOCIAL NETWORKSOur vote counter anticipates HB 318 and HB 302 will reach … Continue reading Special Alert! Take Action! SEND YOUR PHOTOS OF YELLOWSTONE’S WILD BUFFALO TO MONTANA’S GOVERNOR

Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Cancels Agreement with Lithium Mine, Promising Lawsuit

For Immediate Release Contact:  Daranda Hinkey 775-544-2839 darandahinkey@gmail.com Fort McDermitt, Nevada — Opposition to lithium mining is growing in native communities in Nevada. On Monday, the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe formally resolved to cancel a Project Engagement Agreement with mining company Lithium Nevada, citing threats to land, water, wildlife, hunting and gathering areas, … Continue reading Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Cancels Agreement with Lithium Mine, Promising Lawsuit

Freight Train Project, That Railroads Indigenous Rights, Still On Track

The “Grainway” freight train project cutting through the Brazilian Amazon is expected to receive its first environmental license next month. This article was originally published on Mongabay. By Jennifer Ann Thomas, translated by Maya Johnson A controversial project to build a rail line for transporting soybeans and other commodities through Indigenous lands in the Brazilian Amazon … Continue reading Freight Train Project, That Railroads Indigenous Rights, Still On Track

Honey-collecting tribe launches indefinite protest for right to stay in tiger reserve

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 Honey-collecting tribe launches indefinite protest for right to stay in tiger reserve

India: Prominent Indigenous Activist Violently Arrested During International Women’s Day Event

Indigenous peoples are usually at the forefront of environmental and social justice struggles. They are also the most threatened by violence directed at activists. Deep Green Resistance stands in solidarity with front line activists, particularly indigenous peoples who seek to restore human rights and protect the land and water from harm.  Featured image: Hidme Markam, an … Continue reading India: Prominent Indigenous Activist Violently Arrested During International Women’s Day Event

Brazil’s Isolated Tribes in the Crosshairs of Miners Targeting Indigenous Lands

DGR stands in strong solidarity with indigenous peoples worldwide. We acknowledge that they are 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 … Continue reading Brazil’s Isolated Tribes in the Crosshairs of Miners Targeting Indigenous Lands

On the Proposed Mining of “Thacker Pass, Nevada” [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Upon the Proposed Mining of “Thacker Pass, Nevada”. A poem by Sarah Gardam, a visitor to the land of the Paiute and Shoshone people and the sagebrush creatures. It’s quiet here. And I’m not talking about experimental silence, American guru silence, or any sleek human site that seeks inner peace (and other noise) to drown … Continue reading On the Proposed Mining of “Thacker Pass, Nevada” [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Wolf Killing and the Legacy of Conquest

In her article Wolf Killing and the Legacy of Conquest, Lindsay Larris offers the reader clear analysis, linking the barbaric slaughter of wolves to the ongoing colonial mindset of destruction.  By Lindsay Larris/Counterpunch It had seemed for the past half century that perhaps the worst of wolf killing was finally over. After centuries of methodic … Continue reading Wolf Killing and the Legacy of Conquest

Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 2

This article is the second part of a series that originally appeared on Climate and Capitalism. You can read the first part here. by Ian Angus “In the sixteenth and partly still in the seventeenth, the sudden expansion of trade and the creation of a new world market had an overwhelming influence on the defeat … Continue reading Intensive Fishing and the Birth of Capitalism, Part 2