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Native elder from Texas fights against industrial development

Native elder from Texas fights against industrial development

Tribal elder Juan Mancias is battling industrial encroachments on ancient tribal lands in Texas in opposition to large fossil fuel projects.

Dylan Baddour reports for Inside Climate News.

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Pipeline project impacts Indigenous sacred site, fueling legal battle

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project through British Columbia's sacred Pípsell region sparked opposition from the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation over violation of Indigenous Rights and sacred spaces.

Ayesha Habib reports for The Narwhal.

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Legal battles stem global fossil fuel expansions

Legal battles stem global fossil fuel expansions

Global Indigenous and grassroots movements are successfully using legal routes to halt new fossil fuel projects, safeguarding their lands from exploitation.

Delger Erdenesanaa reports for The New York Times.

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UN highlights attacks on Indigenous land defenders

UN highlights attacks on Indigenous land defenders

Global Indigenous communities face escalating criminalization and rights violations, spotlighted in a recent UN report.

Sarah Sax reports for Grist.

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Op-ed: Ending toxic threats to Alaska from plastics and petrochemicals

An ambitious Plastics Treaty that controls plastic production and eliminates the use of toxic chemicals would begin to rectify the environmental injustices experienced by Indigenous Peoples.

Flames, belching smoke, and black carbon in the sky—on nights when I (Rosemary) saw 20 or more flares, I knew sick people would be coming.
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Impact of climate change on Indigenous communities documented in global study

Impact of climate change on Indigenous communities documented in global study

Indigenous and local communities' firsthand experiences with climate change are vividly detailed in a new extensive study.

Sonam Lama Hyolmo reports for Mongabay.

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Global plastics negotiations include a focus on Arctic Indigenous peoples' concerns

As world delegates prepare for a crucial U.N. meeting in Canada, Arctic Indigenous communities emphasize the urgent need to address plastic pollution impacting their health and environment.

James Bruggers reports for Inside Climate News.

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