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Posts Tagged ‘Land’

Women’s Land Rights Key to Enacting Gender-Responsive International Climate Change Action

According to a recent article from National Geographic discussing the Paris Agreement and its impact on climate change, the international negotiations left a few gaps in place, and if not addressed, these shortcomings  may have even more wide-reaching implications for global warming. The article states that, “Among these key gaps are gender-responsiveness and attention to land…

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Communities Taking a Stand at Standing Rock

Continuing to send thoughts and strength to the encampment of protectors defending land, water, communities and future. Help to spread the word to build support for the camp and this movement! Protecting water and our sacred places has always been at the center of our cause. The Indian encampment on the Cannonball grows daily, with…

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Photos Show Why The North Dakota Pipeline Is Problematic

Last week, the U.S. federal government gave approved the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which will run for 1,172 miles to transport crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields to Patoka, Illinois. The pipeline would travel through lands sacred to the Lakota people, and cross under the Missouri, Mississippi, and Big Sioux rivers. Just one…

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Climate Change Effects Lead to Mass Migration in India

­ “Displacement for populations due to erratic and extreme weather, a fallout of climate change, has become a scary reality for millions of people across swathes of India. Flooding in Jammu and Kashmir last year, in Uttarakhand in 2013 and in Assam in 2012 displaced 1.5 million people.” South Asia continues to be hard hit by…

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