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Machi Francisca Linconao, Mapuche indigenous healer and advocate, has been suffering from severe medical problems in prison. Her supporters claim she was imprisoned for her work to end illegal logging in her region of Chile, and are calling for her release. 

Machi Francisca Linconao, Mapuche indigenous healer and advocate, has been suffering from severe medical problems in prison. Her supporters claim she was imprisoned for her work to end illegal logging in her region of Chile, and are ...

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In climate news, at least 11 people have died and 30,000 people have been rescued from massive flooding in Louisiana. Meanwhile in San Bernardino, California, over 80,000 people have been evacuated to escape the Blue Cut fires. 

In climate news, at least 11 people have died and 30,000 people have been rescued from massive flooding in Louisiana. Meanwhile in San Bernardino, California, over 80,000 people have been evacuated to escape the ...

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New pipeline will keep us dependent on an industry that harms women

Last month, despite pressure from landowners, celebrities, 174,000 petition signers and a group of Native American youth who ran across the country in protest, the Army Corps of Engineers granted a construction permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But opponents are not backing down in their fight to stop the project and prevent any further commitment to an industry that fosters violence against indigenous women and threatens the health of marginalized women across the country. 

Last month, despite pressure from landowners, celebrities, 174,000 petition signers and a group of Native American youth who ran across the country in protest, the Army Corps of Engineers granted a construction permit for the ...

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In great news for abortion access, the Supreme Court has overturned a Texas law requiring clinics that provide abortions to have surgical facilities and doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. Here’s how women at Whole Women’s Health celebrated. 

In great news for abortion access, the Supreme Court has overturned a Texas law requiring clinics that provide abortions to have surgical facilities and doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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Report: The Environment as the new battleground for human rights

Last year was the most lethal year on record for land and environmental defenders, according to a new report from Global Witness. In 2015, the organization documented the murders of 185 people who were righting to protect their land, forests and rivers against destructive industries. 

Last year was the most lethal year on record for land and environmental defenders, according to a new report from Global Witness. In 2015, the organization documented the murders of 185 people who were righting to protect ...

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Around the globe, thousands protest to break free from fossil fuels

Over the last two weeks, over 30,000 people around the world took part in actions to demand that as a global community, we Break Free from fossil fuels. From the Philippines, to Wales, to Nigeria, to Brazil, protestors hit the streets and the internet to demand change.

Over the last two weeks, over 30,000 people around the world took part in actions to demand that as a global community, we Break Free from fossil fuels. From the Philippines, to Wales, to Nigeria, to Brazil, protestors hit ...

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