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The fight to save Chaco Canyon
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The fight to save Chaco Canyon

Oil industry greed, Trump officials' anti-environmental extremism, and long-ignored Indigenous issues are coming together in one valiant uphill battle.
Heart of Ecuador’s Yasuni, home to uncontacted tribes, opens for oil drilling
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Heart of Ecuador’s Yasuni, home to uncontacted tribes, opens for oil drilling

Ecuador's environment ministry has approved the environmental assessment plans to drill for oil in Ishpingo, the last field of a controversial project in Yasuni National Park.

‘This must be Canada’s last chance’: UN gives feds 18 months to save Wood Buffalo
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‘This must be Canada’s last chance’: UN gives feds 18 months to save Wood Buffalo

Canada’s largest national park will be added to list of World Heritage in Danger without further action to mitigate impacts of hydro dams and oilsands development on Peace-Athabasca delta
Indigenous Iban community defends rainforests, but awaits lands rights recognition
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Indigenous Iban community defends rainforests, but awaits lands rights recognition

Apay Janggut, or "Bandi", the head of the Sungai Utik longhouse speaks about his community's traditional practices, resistance to loggers, and efforts to adapt to issues facing indigenous peoples around the world.

China's scientists are the new kids on the Arctic block
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China's scientists are the new kids on the Arctic block

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals.
Oglala Sioux Tribe tells the South Dakota governor she is ‘not welcome’ on their reservation
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Oglala Sioux Tribe tells the South Dakota governor she is ‘not welcome’ on their reservation

It’s the latest escalation in a years-long feud over the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Ecuador's hunter-gatherers in court over oil drilling in Amazon

Ecuador's hunter-gatherers in court over oil drilling in Amazon

Ecuador is pushing to open up more rainforest and develop its oil and gas reserves in the hope of improving its sluggish economy and cutting its high fiscal deficit and foreign debt.

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