Wednesday, December 10, 2008

From InterContinental Cry


InterContinental Cry
Courts to decide on Indigenous territory Raposa Serra do Sol
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 07:09 AM CST
The Supreme Court of Brazil is set to announce it’s decision on the indigenous territory of Raposa Serra do Sol, a legally-recognized Indigenous Territory in the Brazilian state of Roraima. Home to the Ingarikó, Makuxi, Taurepang, Patamona and Wapixana Peoples, Raposa Serra do Sol has been a site of great controversy due a small group of [...]

2-year moratorium called in the Sacred Headwaters
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 06:26 AM CST
A two-year moratorium on coalbed methane drilling in the Sacred Headwaters region of northwestern British Columbia was declared last week by the Provincial government. The announcement comes after more than four years of protest against Shell, who had hoped to drill thousands of wells in the Sacred Headwaters, the mutual birthplace of the Skeena, Nass and [...]


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