Climate Change


EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)

How do polar bears respond to climate change, subsistence hunting?
EurekAlert (press release)
Indigenous people throughout the Arctic harvest polar bears each year. How that activity ? combined with climate change over the long term ? will impact bear populations in the future requires more science and monitoring. A new, two-part University of ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters Foundation

US law firm employs anti-mafia laws to sue forest activists
Thomson Reuters Foundation
In its campaign materials, Greenpeace called Resolute a "forest destroyer" whose activities hurt indigenous people in Canada, threaten wildlife and contribute to climate change - claims rejected by the company's lawyers. "We are being slandered, donors ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

MetroNews Canada

MetroNews Canada

Province launches survey on climate change leadership for indigenous Albertans
MetroNews Canada
Feehan pointed out FNMI people have been stewards of the land since the beginning of time. “They're the people out on the land, looking at what's happening and seeing those (climate) changes,” he said. Alberta has 48 reserves and eight Metis settlements.

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Conatus News

Conatus News

Interview with ​Matthew Rothschild
Conatus News
Native Americans, and Indigenous peoples, are leading the fight in the world against climate change. It is important to support them in those efforts and link arms with them in those efforts. At some point, there is going to be a collision between ...

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Humanosphere

Humanosphere

Pope Francis did not reference the Dakota Pipeline: Why it matters
Humanosphere
The Pope spoke to numerous indigenous representatives in Rome at the conclusion of the third Indigenous Peoples' Forum held by the U.N.'s International Fund for Agricultural Development. According to an English version of his speech released by the ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Greenpeace International (blog)

Greenpeace International (blog)

Greenpeace supports Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Here's why
Greenpeace International (blog)
The urgent progress we need to make on climate change and environmental protection cannot be accomplished without dismantling these inequitable power systems that privilege the wants of a greedy few over the needs of the world's many, diverse ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Ecologist

The Ecologist

Rising Up! protest blockades Heathrow airport
The Ecologist
... those people worst affected by Heathrow expansion. Thousands of local residents are set to lose their homes and 300,000 people a year lose their lives due to effects of climate change, most of these being black, brown and indigenous peoples in the ...
Protestors block route into HeathrowITV News

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

Pope says indigenous people must have final say about their land
The Guardian
... indigenous peoples than ever before. Greed towards extraction of hydrocarbons and minerals will open up additional fault-lines, heightening indigenous peoples' poverty and inability to deal with impacts of climate change and a myriad of other ...

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Viewing Trump's Extreme Climate Denial From a Small Island Nation in Peril
Truth-Out
Finally in this section, when we consider the impacts of ACD on humans, we must remember that Indigenous peoples are often the ones experiencing its impacts first and most deeply. In Canada, Indigenous peoples on ... At the recent Alaska Marine Science ...

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Mon, Feb 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

E! Online

E! Online

Biggest Oscar Moments of All Time: Leonardo DiCaprio Finally Wins
E! Online
22 years after the accomplished movie star landed his first Oscar nomination for What's Eating Gilbert Grape, the actor finally broke his streak in 2016 when he took hime the statue for Best Actor at the 88th Academy Awards. While it may have been a ...

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Mon, Feb 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Siberian Times

The Siberian Times

First-ever cases of obesity in Arctic peoples as noodles replace traditional diet
The Siberian Times
Alexey Titovsky, regional director for science and innovation, said: 'It never happened before that the small local indigenous peoples of the north suffered from obesity. ... 'The change in routes and climate leads to the fact that the diet also ...
First sign of obesity in Arctic people is discovered after remote tribes are exposed to instant noodles and pastaDaily Mail

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Mon, Feb 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Mining council buckles down for review
BusinessWorld Online Edition
9 meeting, the MICC -- consisting of members of the Cabinet clusters on Economic Development and on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation plus representatives of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples and of the Union of Local Authorities ...

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Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Salon

Salon

Growing change: Homegrown food is one safety net in a less stable world for Native Americans
Salon
Climate change makes these efforts especially urgent, said anthropologist Darren Ranco of the University of Maine in Orono. Homegrown .... Indigenous peoples are already central in the fights for clean water and against global warming, he said. Food ...

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Sun, Feb 19, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Kenya, Ethiopia in talks over threats to Lake Turkana Capital News
Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)
By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 18 – Talks are ongoing between the Government of Kenya and Ethiopia over the construction of Gibe 1, 2, & dams ...

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Durango Herald

The Durango Herald

Pope insists native people have rights over their lands
The Durango Herald
Francis' strong backing for indigenous groups and refugees, his climate change concerns and criticism of the global economy's profit-at-all-cost mentality highlight the policy differences with the Trump administration that may come out if the U.S ...

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source