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Canada moving closer to funding Ring of Fire mining roads

An internal briefing document obtained by The Narwhal shows that Ottawa has flagged Ring of Fire development as a possible ‘priority.’ Without Indigenous consent, it’s unclear what will happen next.

Salt Lake City confronts a future without a lake

Salt Lake City confronts a future without a lake

Utah’s Great Salt Lake is disappearing as a “megadrought” persists across the Southwest, forcing the fast-growing city nearby to curb its water use. 
Biden’s top diplomat turns the post-Trump page with Greenland

Biden’s top diplomat turns the post-Trump page with Greenland

Secretary of State Antony Blinken came to the island with a message of mutual respect and support for multilateralism, drawing a sharp contrast with the ex-president’s “America First” mantra.
Indigenous demand for Nornickel environmental action
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Indigenous peoples call on Nornickel's global partners to demand environmental action

Nornickel does not invite us to meetings, so now we urge international shareholders and buyers of their metals to take action, says Pavel Sulyandziga, President of the Batani Foundation, an exile group working for the rights of indigenous peoples in the Russian north.
Moscow adopts 15-year grand plan for Northern Sea Route

Moscow adopts 15-year grand plan for Northern Sea Route

By year 2035, the Russian government intends to build at least 40 Arctic vessels and facilitate a massive exploitation of Arctic natural resources.

BLM removed sustainability language from press releases
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BLM removed sustainability language from press releases

But the federal agency responsible for managing more than 245 million acres of public land kept the boilerplate about the economic value of these places.

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