Posts Tagged with "indigenous environmental network"

“Coal Blooded”: New Report Says Coal Plants Disproportionately Impact Communities Of Color

Monday, November 26, 2012

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“Coal Blooded”: New Report Says Coal Plants Disproportionately Impact Communities Of Color

A new report from the NAACP called “Coal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People” (co-authored by former RAN staffer Adrian Wilson) paints a grim picture. Grim, but not surprising. Of the 378 coal plants across the country, 75 are considered to be the most toxic and receive an “F” on the report’s environmental justice report card. [...]

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James Cameron Loves Us!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Check out this great shot of RAN Freedom From Oil Campaigner Eriel Deranger (that’s her on the right) with James Cameron and friends from Greenpeace and IEN. Cameron  was in town for a tour of the tar sands.  More details on his trip can be found here on the Understory and at Huffington Post. Spoiler: [...]

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Tar Sands, Enbridge and Indigenous Resistance

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

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In mid-July I attended the 1st Annual ‘Unist’ot’en Environmental Action Camp in Unist’ot’en territory in Northern BC as a facilitator and participant. Members of the Wetsuweten nation, joined by First Nations activists and allies from across Canada and US – including Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), Rainforest Action Network (RAN), and Ruckus Society – organized to [...]

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The Latest Small Grants Supporting Frontline Communities

Thursday, May 20, 2010

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The below dozen grants distributed over the last few months through RAN’s Protect-an-Acre program and through our role as an advisor to Global Greengrant Fund supported frontline community efforts to defend their land and rights in forest regions in Africa, South & Central America, Southeast Asia and Appalachia. Protect-an-Acre KONTAK Rakyat Borneo $4,000 to carry [...]

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Mrs. Nixon, please help us stop the tar sands

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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In Toronto today, RAN appealed directly to Janet Nixon – the wife of Royal Bank of Canada’s CEO, Gordon Nixon – to help us end her husband’s company’s massive bankrolling of the Alberta tar sands. During rush-hour commute this morning, two Indigenous Canadian women – RAN’s own Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, and Heather Milton-Lightening – scaled [...]

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Freedom From Oil Tour Diary #9 – Clayton Thomas Muller tells us what’s up with the Tar Sands

Friday, July 10, 2009

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Check out episode 9 of the 10 day adventure of RAN and Substance educating and mobilizing people to stop the Tar Sands, with rock bands Propagandhi and Strike Anywhere

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Freedom From Oil Tour Diary # 7 – Interview with Ben Powless from Indigenous Environmental Network

Monday, July 6, 2009

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Check out episode 7 of the 10 day adventure of RAN and Substance educating and mobilizing people to stop the Tar Sands, with rock bands Propagandhi and Strike Anywhere

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