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Scholars look to Indigenous knowledge and practices in fight against climate change

By Evie Hemphill
As humans grapple with how to protect the environment and sustain life amid intensifying climate issues, St. Louis-area universities and other local institutions are looking to time-tested approaches for ideas as they kick off a…
10/04/21
                                                               

In Arizona, Drought Ignites Tensions and Threatens Traditions Among the Hopi

By Simon Romero Photo: Tomás Karmelo Amaya
On the bone-dry plateau where the Hopi people have lived for well over a thousand years, Robinson Honani pulled his truck to the side of a dirt road and pointed to a carcass. “This is…
10/02/21
                                                               

Study: Indigenous resistance has staved off 25% of U.S. and Canada’s annual emissions

By Adam Mahoney Photo: Robyn Beck/afp Via Getty Images
A recent report by Indigenous Environmental Network, or IEN, and Oil Change International, or OCI, found that Indigenous-led resistance to 21 fossil fuel projects in the U.S. and Canada over the past decade has stopped…
09/10/21
                                                               

Addressing Links Between Climate and Public Health in Alaska Native Villages

As emissions of heat-trapping bases accumulate in our atmosphere, Earth's polar regions are warming more quickly than at lower latitudes. The rapid environmental changes that result from this warming can have a significant impact on…
08/16/21
                                                               

Protesters arrested after rally against Mountain Valley Pipeline in Elliston

By Pat Thomas
According to Appalachians Against Pipelines, ten people locked themselves to equipment in the Cove Hollow Road area to protect such things as fish and birds the group says are native species threatened by the MVP. All…
08/09/21
                                                               

Winona LaDuke Feels That President Biden Has Betrayed Native Americans

By David Marchese Photo: Braulo Amado
Right now in northern Minnesota, the Canadian oil-and-gas-transport company Enbridge is building an expansion of a pipeline, Line 3, to carry oil through fragile parts of the state’s watersheds as well as treaty-protected tribal lands.…
08/06/21
                                                               

Pushing for a progressive approach to climate-forced displacement

By Climate Justice Resilence Fund
“There’s no international legal instrument to protect the rights of those who are displaced by climate change. The US has the opportunity and responsibility to lead this effort, through its diplomatic relations, its engagement in…
08/06/21
                                                               

Winona LaDuke Feels That President Biden Has Betrayed Native Americans

By David Marchese Photo: Kerem Yucel/Agence France-Presse, via Getty Images
Right now in northern Minnesota, the Canadian oil-and-gas-transport company Enbridge is building an expansion of a pipeline, Line 3, to carry oil through fragile parts of the state’s watersheds as well as treaty-protected tribal lands.…
08/06/21
                                                               

Biden moves to protect the Tongass, North America’s largest rainforest, from logging and road building

By Beverly Law Photo: Jack Olen
Ask people to find the world’s rainforests on a globe, and most will probably point to South America. But North America has rainforests too – and like their tropical counterparts, these temperate rainforests are ecological…
08/04/21
                                                               

Indigenous rancher is a 125th-generation land steward

By YCC team Photo: Morlan Marley Boecker
As farmers grapple with climate change, many are turning to regenerative agriculture practices. These techniques help store carbon in the soil and make the land more resilient to extreme weather. The approach is increasingly popular,…
08/03/21