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Last Chance to RSVP for Sacred Water, Sacred Forests!

We just had our latest planning meeting and this year’s Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp is coming together well. We’re looking forward to a great weekend sharing skills, building community, exchanging knowledge, deepening our connection to the land, and strategizing. If you plan to attend the trip and have not contacted us yet, please do […]

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Reminder: RSVP Now for the Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp!

A ponderosa pine towers over Pinyon-Juniper forest in Great Basin National Park, traditional Newe (Goshute/Shoshone) lands.

This post is a reminder — the Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Camp is coming up in just over 2 months. Have you marked your calendar yet? Learn more about the event and how to RSVP — click here! This year we plan to visit and learn about the destruction of beautiful, important, and sacred Pinyon […]

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The U.S. is Losing the Climate Change War

We need to face the truth. In Park City, like everywhere in the world, we are losing the climate-change war. The Park Record’s November 18 article, “Environmentalists search for silver linings,” by David Hampshire, declared that Election Day was not a great day for environmentalists. To support his claim, Hampshire cited Donald Trump’s statements about canceling the Paris Climate Agreement and stopping payments of US tax dollars to UN global-warming programs. … Continue reading →

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Racists Plow Truck into Crowd of Indigenous Protestors in Reno | Biomass is NOT sustainable!

Reno indigenous people abolish columbus day indigenous peoples day

This story from the phenomenal journalist Brenda Norrell of Censored News. RENO (Monday, October 9th) — Five people were injured when a white pickup truck plowed into Native American rights activists, protesting Columbus Day and speaking out for the defense of the water at Standing Rock. During the Abolish KKKolumbus Day March on Monday, at […]

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DEAD SEAS: Great Salt Lake faces ruin

Great Salt Lake drought and biodiversity

Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E reporter Greenwire: Monday, July 11, 2016 America’s iconic Great Salt Lake is rapidly shrinking due to drought, climate change and misguided water management schemes. Utah is considering another major water diversion project that would further deplete the lake’s inflows. Photo by Jeremy P. Jacobs. Article updated at 5:18 p.m. EDT. SALT […]

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The Swamp Cedars and the Nevada Water Grab

Wild Irises in Spring Valley By Will Falk The Swamp Cedars in Spring Valley, Nevada have grown long memories. They stand on the valley floor under the bright Great Basin stars where the skies are still unspoiled by the encroaching glow of electricity. Beneath the trees’ branches, the blue petals of wild irises flutter in […]

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Burns Paiute Make First Visit After Armed Takeover of Malheur Refuge

By Jacqueline Keeler / Indian Country Today Media Network On Monday, February 29, nearly two months after armed militants took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the Burns Paiute Tribe was finally allowed to visit it. The refuge is their ancient wintering grounds and filled with culturally-sensitive sites and even burial grounds of their ancestors. On Thursday, 14 […]

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Deanna Meyer on Her Campaign to Protect Prairie Dogs in Colorado

Deanna Meyer on Resistance Radio

Deanna Meyer is a long time activist with Deep Green Resistance and an organic farmer currently residing in Colorado. She graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with degrees in Anthropology, English and went on to acquire a teaching certificate. Recently she has been involved in advocating for the forests in her area as well […]

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