Trump’s ‘Utterly Alarming’ Dakota Access Pipeline Order Would Violate Law, Tribe Warns

Trump’s ‘Utterly Alarming’ Dakota Access Pipeline Order Would Violate Law, Tribe Warns“The law requires that changes in agency positions be backed by new circumstances or new evidence, not simply by the president’s whim.”

Blood and Fire: Mining and Militarization in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Blood and Fire: Mining and Militarization in the Ecuadorian AmazonOn the 21st December 2016, dozens of police raided the headquarters of the Shuar Federation in the Ecuadorian Amazon and detained its president, Agustin Wachapá.

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders Win Right to Fight Chevron For $12B

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders Win Right to Fight Chevron For $12BEcuadorean Indigenous leaders have won the right to take Chevron to court in Canada for US$12 billion in company assets over environmental damages.Justice Glenn Hainey of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled Friday that natives of the country’s Lago Agrio region “may proceed to trial” against the multinational oil giant, according to the Amazon Defense Coalition, ADC.

Bolivia and Peru Indigenous Defy Borders, Link Arms

Bolivia and Peru Indigenous Defy Borders, Link ArmsNeighboring Indigenous peoples of Bolivia and Peru defy national borders and have agreed to deepen their relationship into a “brotherhood,” the Bolivian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

California Condors Could Be Reintroduced to North Coast

California Condors Could Be Reintroduced to North Coast“Partnering with Redwood National Park makes sense for the successful restoration of this sacred bird in our Yurok ancestral territory,” said Thomas P. O’Rourke Sr., Yurok Tribe chairman.