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Archive for June 2014

Sacred Red Corn Planting Takes a Stand Against KXL

The Ponca Trail of Tears and the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline are expected to intersect on the land of Mekasi Horinek in South Dakota, of the Lakota nation. Horinek has led an effort to bring back sacred and native plants and, in the process, combat poor health in tribal communities, and take…

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WEA is partnering with Pink51 – Shop with Purpose!

WEA is thrilled to announce our exciting new partnership with Pink51.com as one of their featured organizations! What does this mean?  Well, now there’s a new way for your to support our work and vision to uplift grassroots women environmental leaders…all while getting your shopping done! What Pink51 is: Pink51 is a for profit shopping…

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How Poverty hurts the Environment

Despite the fact that Nigeria is a leading producer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and is seventh in the world for largest reserves of natural gas, it is also one of the biggest users of wood and charcoal fuels for cooking purposes. Given that wood is essentially free and that kerosene and other fuels are expensive and often…

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