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Guyana Amerindian communities fear Venezuela’s move to annex oil
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Guyana Amerindian communities fear Venezuela’s move to annex oil

Amerindian communities in Guyana have raised concerns that Venezuela’s takeover may threaten decades-long battles for recognition of their customary lands and, in the process, endanger the region’s rich biodiversity.

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First uranium mines to dig in the US in eight years begin operations near Grand Canyon

The push for more nuclear energy and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has spiked uranium prices, leading mines for the element to begin operating again in the U.S. despite long-term environmental and health impacts.
New institute aims to help Native American tribes advocate for their water rights

New institute aims to help Native American tribes advocate for their water rights

For years, drought and development in the West have caused water shortages for Native American tribes. Now, a new institute aims to give tribes resources and training to advocate for their water rights.
Environmental activists killed at a rate of one every other day in 2022
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Environmental activists killed at a rate of one every other day in 2022

Colombia was the deadliest country and a fifth of the 177 recorded killings took place in the Amazon rainforest, says Global Witness.

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Ecuador votes on potential oil drilling in Amazon
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Ecuador votes on potential oil drilling in Amazon

Voters decide on Sunday whether the country will ban oil operations in a section of the Amazon that’s one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.
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Africa's conservation conundrum

The trophy hunting industry in Africa is dying, and that should concern all of us. What, if anything, replaces it will prove critical for the protection of the continent’s wildlife and wild places.
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U.S. can shift to EVs without widespread, destructive mining, report finds

A new report chalks out pathways for the United States to heavily reduce the amount of mined lithium it needs to decarbonize transportation and sidestep “irreversible harms” to water, air, and animal habitats—especially near Indigenous lands.

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