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Indigenous Peoples Threatened by Resource Exploitation

Ron Corben, DW Waking Times A new report on minorities and indigenous people warns that the global ‘intensification’ in the exploitation of natural resources is leading to mounting conflicts for the world’s 370 million indigenous people. The report for 2012 by the London-based human rights group, Minority Rights Group International (MRG), says indigenous peoples “in

Proposed Belo Monte Gold Mine Means More Devastation for Amazon & Indigenous People

Waking Times For years now the world has watched as native peoples of the Amazon along the Xingu river have battled against the government and corporate development of the Belo Monte Dam, a massive hydro-electric power station that will displace tens of thousands of indigenous people and destroy the natural eco-system along this important Amazon

Indigenous Peoples Say No to ‘Disaster Development’ in Sarawak

The government of Sarawak is going all out for a new mass-industrialization project known as the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) initiative (www.sarawakscore.com.my). Under SCORE, the government intends to build at least twelve new hydro dams in Sarawak in order to provide 28,000 MW of electricity for a yet-to-be-determined industrial complex in Sarawak.

Indigenous Elders and Medicine Peoples Council Statement on Fukushima

Indigenous Action Waking Times This statement reflects the wisdom of the Spiritual People of the Earth, of North and South America, working in unity to restore peace, harmony and balance for our collective future and for all living beings. This statement is written in black and white with a foreign language that is not our own