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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

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

Logging company moves into intact Gabon forest as village fights to save it

DGR stands in fierce solidarity with all people who resist logging. Let’s not forget that the legal system is set up by the rich and powerful to serve them, which is why it has proven ineffective in resisting the destruction by large companies in most cases. This article was originally published on Mongabay on 31 … Continue reading Logging company moves into intact Gabon forest as village fights to save it

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]

Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam Cuts Xingu River Flow 85%; A Crime, Indigenous Ssay

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 Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam Cuts Xingu River Flow 85%; A Crime, Indigenous Ssay