By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.
Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.
In a moment like this, direct action needs to call attention to a moral crisis that demands intervention, much like what we’re seeing at Standing Rock.
When a governmental effort to encourage cash crops threatened their food security and native land, India’s indigenous families came together to revive their traditional food systems.
Corporate-backed utilities have quashed solar initiatives for years, but residents fought back.
In the shadow of the Trump election, I found myself explaining to world climate leaders how to see Standing Rock through an indigenous lens.
Songs and prayers, words of encouragement, and spaces for recovery are at the core of the healing happening here at Standing Rock.
Washington state is considering putting a price on carbon emissions. This will not fix our climate problem and, in fact, will help fossil fuel companies continue to profit from it.
Some of the biggest unions have denounced the water protectors. But critical voices have been missing from the conversation: those of indigenous union members themselves.
After activists launched a strike shutting off the flow of tar sands oil across the U.S. this week, a movement leader calls for more faith-based direct action.
The next Standing Rock is the Longview Millennium coal export facility. Water protectors know coal dust is like a pipeline accident that happens daily.
Norwegian company Green Resources has planted about 160 square miles of forest across East Africa. But it has cost thousands of Ugandans their homes and livelihoods.