Posts Tagged ‘ Video ’

The Sápara Nation vs. the Slimy Oil Mungia (in so-called Ecuador)

The Sápara Nation vs. the Slimy Oil Mungia (in so-called Ecuador)

by Sarah Belle Lin / Intercontinental Cry For the Sápara Peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon, “Sinchi”, or “sacred” is the term that best describes their ancestral language and forests. Though abundant with meaning, the Sápara never had a word for “sacred”. There was simply no need for it until they faced the threat of...
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IIRSA, Infrastructure of Devastation: Documentary on South American Regional Infrastructure Initiative

by Sosyalsavas / actforfreedom 97.7% of the South American territory is being transformed forever. And with that, the totality of our lives. The IIRSA (South American Regional Infrastructure Initiative) is a mega-project at the continental level, carried out by all the South American states with the support, financing and coordination of the International Monetary...
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Harsh Sentencing of Aymara Leader Reveals Politics of Criminalization in Peru

Harsh Sentencing of Aymara Leader Reveals Politics of Criminalization in Peru

by Sian Cowman and Aldo Orellana López / Intercontinental Cry Aymara people outside the courthouse in Puno on June 28, 2017, during final hearings of the trial This past month, eighteen Aymara community leaders endured the final stages of a trial that had them facing up to 28 years in prison and massive fines...
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IFAW’s work around the globe on International Tiger Day

27. Juli 2017

Gail A’Brunzo Jul 29 2017 Tiger populations around the world face a number of increasing challenges in the struggle for their place in the wild. Human encroachment into habitat. Poaching. Hunting. Private ownership. These are a few of the mounting obstacles threatening tigers, both wild and captive. read more
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Lockdown at Cuadrilla’s Lankashire Fracking Site, UK

by Mat Hope and Laura Creighton, report from Lancashire / DeSmog Blog July 11: Three anti-fracking protesters were arrested after they locked their arms inside tubing at Cuadrilla’s anti-fracking site in Lancashire, forcing police to close off a section of Preston New Road from around 8am this morning. Five police vans and more than...
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IFAW scholarship students graduate from KWS training institute

13. Juli 2017

Jacqueline Nyagah Jul 13 2017 In 2014, IFAW embarked on an ambitious project to pay for the education of 60 students from the Olgulului/Olalarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) based in Amboseli. The announcement was met with celebration, relief and thanks by members of the community. Last week, the first five students graduated from the Kenya...
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Drilling for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Contaminates Drinking Water

Drilling for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Contaminates Drinking Water

from It’s Going Down Residents along the construction route of Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners’ Mariner East 2 pipeline are reporting contamination in their water after pipeline drilling accidents led to a chemical slurry compromising a well, which then tainted another well and several aquifers. Over the last few weeks, neighborhoods in Chester County west of...
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Quarter of a Million People Say ‘NO’ to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Proposed for US

Quarter of a Million People Say ‘NO’ to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Proposed for US

from Global Justice Ecology Project Washington, DC — Well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations submitted comments yesterday rejecting the commercialization of ArborGen Inc.’s genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees, which, if approved, would be the first-ever GE forest tree approved in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed...
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#NoIvoryInEu: Campaigning to close domestic ivory trade in EU

30. Juni 2017

Eleonora Panella Jun 30 2017 read more
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Introducing L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp for Bayou Bridge Resistance

from Indigenous Environmental Network Springfield, LA – Following legal victories for the Tribes at Standing Rock, Water Protectors in Southern Louisiana will open the L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp tomorrow. The launch marks the next fight to protect Indigenous rights, life-giving water and to stop Energy Transfer Partners from committing acts...
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Donated ivory fingerprinting kit helps nab 15 trafficking suspects

2. Juni 2017

Jacqueline Nyagah Jun 2 2017 read more
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Canada: Opponent of Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Megaproject in Custody, Protesters Blockade Court Vehicle

by Katie Breen / CBC News / from Red Power Media Hunter was brought to wagon, group members lie in front of it, chanting. pic.twitter.com/yhCrhnNcMf — Katie Breen (@KatieBreenNL) May 29, 2017 A Muskrat Falls protester is being held in custody after refusing to tell a judge in Happy Valley-Goose Bay court that she’d stay...
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