‘Incredible News’ as Obama Pulls Plug on Offshore Drilling Plans

‘Incredible News’ as Obama Pulls Plug on Offshore Drilling Plans

Originally published by Portside on 15/03/2015 “This is incredible news for our beaches, for our family vacations, and for sea turtles and whales,” said Maggie Alt, executive director of Environment America. “Atlantic coastal communities spoke up loudly and clearly against drilling and spilling, and today the president is standing with...

Mountaintop removal: country’s mental health crisis

Mountaintop removal: country’s mental health crisis

Originally published by Grist on 17/02/16. … The mind fights the body and the body fights the land. It wants our bodies, the landscape does, and everyone runs the risk of being swallowed up. Can we love nature for what it really is: predatory? We do not walk through a...

TPP will harm campaign to protect tribal land from mining.

TPP will harm campaign to protect tribal land from mining.

Originally published by Yes! Magazine on 05/01/2016. Defending Otter Creek The air was hazy from distant wildfires on August 29 when a gift arrived on the Northern Cheyenne reservation in southeast Montana. Carvers from the Lummi Tribe in Washington state brought a totem pole as a sign of support for...

Bald Mountain protected from mining destruction in Maine, USA

Bald Mountain protected from mining destruction in Maine, USA

In this moving letter, Brenda Commander, chief of the Houlton Band of Maliseets, thanks all those who united to prevent mining in Maine, USA; a state blessed with pristine water ways.   Originally published by centralmaine.com. On behalf of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, I want to express my...