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Xeni Gwet’in Mining Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

By Payal Sampat

April 20, 2015

We are thrilled to join the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world's largest prize for grassroots environmental activism, in honoring Xeni Gwet’in leader Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada for her work to stop Taseko Mines' proposed Prosperity gold and copper mine.

We are thrilled to join the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world's largest award for grassroots environmental activism, in honoring Xeni Gwet’in leader Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada for her work to stop Taseko Mines' proposed Prosperity gold and copper mine.

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Tagged with: mining, indigenous, canada, goldman prize, fish lake, marilyn baptiste, first nations


Países Latinoamericanos Luchan Contra El Fracking

By Jhon Arbelaez

April 20, 2015

En un reciente viaje a acampar en la región de Big Sur de California, me sentí abrumado por cuántos otros campistas estaban ahí en el medio de la naturaleza. A lo largo de la orilla del río, por lo menos dos docenas de tiendas fueron instaladas, algunas en las laderas de la montaña, y otras en zonas de inundación. Todos estaban allí con un pensamiento en mente - para divertirse. Aún en este estado, nadie se detuvo a considerar las consecuencias de sus acciones: 

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Tagged with: fracking, argentina, spanish


Latin American communities prepare to fight fracking

By Jhon Arbelaez

April 20, 2015

On a recent camping trip to California's Big Sur region, I was overwhelmed by how many other campers were out there in the middle of the wilderness. Along the river bank, at least two dozen tents were set up, some on hillsides, others in flash flood zones. Everyone was there with one thought in mind - to have fun. Yet in this state, no one stopped to consider the consequences of their actions:

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Tagged with: fracking, argentina


The Gift that Keeps on Giving: North Dakota Radioactive Waste

By Deborah Thomas

April 15, 2015

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Tagged with: fracking, waste, oil, hazardous waste, north dakota, bakken


Stop Wasting California’s Water on Fracking

By Hilary Lewis

April 6, 2015

California is in the middle of a severe drought.

How severe? State officials expect the 2015 statewide snowpack to be about 6% of normal.

Can you imagine having only 6% of the water you normally have to last the whole year? Well, if you're in California you don't have to imagine.

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Tagged with: fracking, water, climate change, california, drought


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