Indigenous Yup’ik Alaskans grapple with the relocation of their town as permafrost thaws and riverbanks erode.
Brazil’s environmental laws have come a long way since the 1980’s. But that doesn’t mean the Amazon is well-protected.
You’ve probably eaten seaweed, used it for walking, or taken it along with your morning vitamins.
After several weeks of traveling, I’ve finally arrived in Sitka, Alaska, where I’m working with the US Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest.
Ed. note: This is the third installment in Perspectives from the People’s Land, Naomi Heindel’s blog about her summer research in James Bay, Quebec. Follow the links to check out Part 1 and Part 2. What does it mean when a Cree steward, or tallyman, says “no” to proposed development? “Sometimes there’s something very large behind that two-letter word,” explains more »
Protests against a planned gold mine in Cajamarca, Peru, turned violent last week, resulting in five deaths. The conflict pits American mining giant Newmont against locals who claim that the mine will poison their water and destroy their livelihoods. FES’ own Vrinda Manglik was in Peru to witness the protests.