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Harvesting Justice 25: Without Our Land, We Cease To Be a People – Defending Indigenous Territory & Resources in Honduras

August 26th, 2013 | by Guest Author

"We live on the Atlantic coast of Honduras. We are a mix of African descendants and indigenous peoples who came about more than 200 years ago in the island of San Vicente. Without our land, we cease to be a people. Our lands and identities are critical to our lives, our waters, our forests, our culture, our global commons, our territories. For us, the struggle for our territories and our commons and our natural resources is of primary importance to preserve ourselves as a people."

Mayflower, Arkansas Resident Petitions Obama to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

July 2nd, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline got a little more ammunition for their fight this week from a new but well-funded online campaign called We Love Our Land. The campaign's first act: reminding people of a very recent pipeline disaster that has all but destroyed Mayflower, Arkansas, and sickened many of its residents

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