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First Nation sues Alberta Energy Regulator over Kearl Tailings Pond spill

The lawsuit alleges “negligence, nuisance, breach of the duty to consult, breach of the Honour of the Crown, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjustified treaty infringement by the AER and Alberta against the ACFN.”

Indigenous self-determination is key climate solution in new report

The National Climate Assessment affirms that Indigenous peoples bear both the weight of climate change’s impacts and carry knowledge that may help lessen its burden.

After dam removal, Washington state tribe fishes for salmon on Elwha...

For the first time in more than a hundred years, members of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe are fishing for coho salmon on the free-flowing river.

A secretive network is fighting Indigenous rights in Australia and Canada,...

“The effort to deny Aboriginal Australians a voice is part of a global playbook from Atlas and its allies.”

Nestlé drops supplier linked to Indigenous land invasions

Marfrig cattle suppliers analyzed in the investigation were linked to more than 150 sq km of deforestation in recent years.

How Indigenous land management practices are a blueprint for climate-resilient agriculture

As a rapidly warming world strains at the shortcomings in industrial farming, key lessons can be taken from Indigenous practices.

‘Willful ignorance’: Indigenous delegation incredulous at bankers’ attitude to fossil fuel...

US and Mexican activists fighting new oil and gas projects said they had to give a basic lesson on the harm caused by fracking during meetings with financiers in London.

A growing movement to reclaim water rights for Indigenous people

Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.

‘Existential threat’: Indigenous leaders urge Citigroup to stop backing Amazon oil

Indigenous leaders said the bank's role in enabling the expansion of the oil and gas industry was pushing the Amazon rainforest closer to the brink of collapse.

Billionaires will not save us. Here’s what will

It’s high time that we draw from the massive wealth of knowledge possessed by Indigenous peoples.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.