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Message to President Obama from L̇̇̇akota youth

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Message to President Obama from L̇̇̇akota youth   Youth of the Oceti Sakowin release and deliver this video to President Obama asking him to uphold his commitment to Indigenous youth and to reject Keystone XL. The video is supported by Indigenous Environmental Network, Energy Action Coalition and NO KXL Dakota. Filming, Editing, and music by: Julianna Clifford ( http://www.scattertheirown.com ) Join the campaign and sign the SD youth petition to President Obama: http://action.wearepowershift.org/p/R… For more info: ienearth.org [...]

First Nations Alliance Stand Firm in 2015 by Saying VetoKXL

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

First Nations Alliance Stand Firm in 2015 by Saying VetoKXL Several First Nations tribal members were joined by friends to deliver a clear message to President Obama on January 3rd, 2015 They want him to veto the inevitable TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline bill when the new congress comes back to session, later this month. Republicans, now, have a majority in the Senate while maintaining control of the House, since the midterm elections. The GOP vow to take up the KXL legislation as soon as they return from their Winter break. #VetoKXL #NoKXL #IdleNoMore For more [...]

The Dirty Legacy of Canada’s Tar Sands Industry

January 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Lax government oversight of Canada’s massive tar sands industry is leading to adverse environmental and health impacts. Investigative journalist Ted Genoways reports on these problems for the December 2014 issue of Outside magazine and shares his findings with us. Learn more: https://www.onearth.org/earthwire/dir… — Watch more NRDC videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/NRDCflix/ NRDC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nrdc.org NRDC Twitter: https://twitter.com/nrdc NRDC Tumblr: http://nrdc.tumblr.com/ OnEarth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/onearth.org OnEarth [...]

Tar Sands: Canada’s First Nation Communities Are Paying the Price

January 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Dr. John O’Connor, a family physician in northern Alberta, is fighting to help the local First Nations battle the adverse health impacts of living in the shadow of the world’s dirtiest oil fields. Find out about the risks his patients face and the government’s reaction. Learn more: https://www.onearth.org/earthwire/dir… — Watch more NRDC videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/NRDCflix/ NRDC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nrdc.org NRDC Twitter: https://twitter.com/nrdc NRDC Tumblr: http://nrdc.tumblr.com/ OnEarth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/onearth.org [...]

Nobel Prize Winner Visits the Proposed Energy East Pipeline in Ottawa

December 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nobel Prize Winner Visits the Proposed Energy East Pipeline in Ottawa Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams spent a few days visiting Ottawa in October of 2013, during which time she made a special effort to reach out to local residents who would be impacted by the proposed Energy East pipeline that TransCanada wants to build through the city to ship tar sands crude from Alberta to New Brunswick.   [...]

Rosebud Sioux Tribe: House Vote in Favor of Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War

November 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Original article on boldnebraska.org/author/mark/     by  Mark Hefflinger Rosebud Sioux Tribe: House Vote in Favor of Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War Rosebud Sioux Tribe chairman Cyril Scott at the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21, 2014 (Photo by Jenna Pope http://jennapope.com) For Immediate Release: November 14, 2014 Contact: Aldo Seoane, 855-942-2669 Ext 701 Wica Agli / Rosebud Sioux Tribe Rosebud Sioux Tribe: House Vote in Favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War Rosebud, SD – In response to today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to [...]