“If it’s extractive in nature, you are absolutely unwelcome.”
The Sámi people of Northern Sweden oppose geoengineering as a solution to climate change because they say it follows the same logic that produced the climate crisis in the first place.
“The treaties are not just a concern for Indigenous people. They were entered into by the U.S. government, and as citizens, we have a responsibility to ensure our government honors that law.”
When the Elwha River dams fell, it was the culmination of many decades of successful partnerships to support the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe in righting historic wrongs.
This fraught holiday is a time to hold the truth that we need each other to survive and thrive.
A grassroots project to build biomass-heated greenhouses aims to alleviate food insecurity in the communities most affected by it.
Efforts to decolonize forest protection have been stalling for years. COVID-19 might give the movement the urgency it needs.
BIPOC leaders pursue visionary solutions proportional to the climate emergency we face.
For Indigenous people threatened by climate change, the choice is not an easy one: Move away from a place to which families have been tied for centuries, or stay and remain at risk.
With income from sequestering carbon in its forests, the tribe has supported youth programming, housing, road improvement, and businesses development.
A report from occupied Palisade, where Water Protectors confront a dying, but still deadly, energy behemoth.
A new social movement is bringing together Indigenous activists and TikTok creators to prevent drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A new children’s book centers Native culture and our relationship with Earth.
With Deb Haaland at the helm, the department may finally start keeping its promises to Native Americans.
A new film follows food activists seeking to restore salmon, buffalo, and the nourishing legacy of Native cultures.
We can begin by embracing mythologies aimed at exalting environmental sustainability and social equality.
American conservationists have said and done terribly racist things over the years. Now is the opportunity to center justice.
Quannah Chasinghorse is continuing the legacy of Gwich’in women working to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
If we focus on the best possible outcomes, journalist Judith D. Schwartz argues together we can restore ecosystems.
Traditional reindeer herding is a cornerstone of Sámi culture in the European Arctic highlands. It’s also part of a finely balanced ecology that can help cool the planet. But Norway’s government wants mineral mines instead of roaming reindeer.
The Eastern Band of Cherokees is applying lessons from the pandemic to help them fight addiction in their community.