Indigenous

10.1.19

11 Young Climate Justice Activists You Need to Pay Attention To

They are Indigenous or people of color and they're all under 30.

9.20.19

The Climate Is At a Tipping Point. We Need Stories From the Front Lines

The people affected first and worst by the climate crisis are often the least likely to have their stories told. With your help, Tipping Point aims to change that.

9.16.19

More People Are Falling Through the Arctic's Melting Ice Never to Be Seen Again

Five people in Alaska alone have slipped through the ice this year, spurring hunters to ditch snowmobiles for dog sleds.

9.13.19

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.

9.9.19

The Amazon Rainforest Was Once a Human Success Story. It Could Be Again

For millennia, Indigenous practices have enhanced the biodiversity, fertility, and carbon-sucking powers of the most biodiverse region on land.

8.26.19

Warren's Plans Should Win the Native Vote—Even If We Don’t Forgive Her

As a Cherokee citizen, I still hold a grudge against Warren, but can clearly see that her plan for my community would be hugely beneficial.

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7.26.19

The Battle Over a Telescope on Hawaii's Sacred Mountain Is Just Beginning

Native Hawaiians are protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Where do we go from here?

5.29.19

The Climate Crisis Likely Caused Mass Die-Off of Puffins

As many as 8,800 birds died over the course of a few months in 2016 due to a severe food shortage.

5.6.19

1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says

A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.

5.2.19

This Queer, Native Photographer Uses 'Cowthem' Culture to Decolonize Gender

"I see these self-portraits as a form of visual sovereignty."

4.17.19

Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.

3.7.19

For Indigenous and Afro-Colombians, Carnaval Is More Than a Party

Faced with stigmatization and targeted threats, Colombia's marginalized communities have found a respite in the Barranquilla Carnaval: a means of preservation and celebration in the midst of violence.

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