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Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People
From Alaska to Australia, scientists are turning to the knowledge of traditional people for a deeper understanding of the natural world. What they are learning is helping them discover more about everything from melting Arctic ice, to protecting fish stocks, to controlling wildfires.
Services in short supply on Navajo Nation
For roughly 70 percent of communities — scattered across a region the size of West Virginia – there’s nothing nearby except a convenience store or trading post. Very few have affordable fresh produce.
Pebble lays out smaller mine plan
The Pebble Mine, a gold, copper and molybdenum mine proposed for the Bristol Bay region in southwestern Alaska, has been one of the most controversial resource development projects in the state. Bristol Bay fishermen and environmental activists statewide have raised concerns about the mine’s potential impacts on the salmon streams […]
Native Activists Halt New Drilling Near New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon
“Chaco to me is an ongoing revelation,” says Thomas Vaughan, Chaco’s superintendent in the late 1980s. The key to its mysteries, he says, may come from an unexcavated great house somewhere out in the middle of the San Juan Basin. “Chaco is a much bigger story than what’s in that […]
Seneca Nation takes on Pittsburgh startup to defend the Allegheny River
“We can’t do anything without water. It’s the basis of all life. It’s a sacred resource.” The first report from our new Pittsburgh reporting bureau.
DOI Emails on Bears Ears Prove Trump Ignored Natives
Internal documents suggest Utah and federal officials failed to take into account Native concerns and input as they downsized the national monument
Feds reject Michigan permit for mine near sensitive tribal waters
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has objected to a wetland permit for the proposed Back Forty Mine in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula near the Wisconsin border.
Kinder Morgan wants money from anyone who gets in the way of Trans Mountain expansion
The Canadian division of Texas-based multinational energy giant Kinder Morgan is seeking to get some money from anyone who gets in the way of its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, the company indicated in legal papers to be reviewed on Wednesday by B.C.’s Supreme Court.
Toxic Spill in the Navajo Nation
A new film highlights the efforts of a Diné hydrologist to protect sacred waters
Big firms push to overturn uranium mining ban near Grand Canyon
Companies say mining poses scant threat but conservation groups say ban should remain until environmental risks have been fully explored
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