Amazon’s indigenous people ‘at risk as deforestation surges in tribal lands’

Advocacy group Instituto Socioambiental notes between January and October this year, more than 24,000 hectares of forest were cleared illegally within indigenous lands

Obama helps tribes to go green

Two native American tribes have been acclaimed as ‘energy champions’ by President Obama’s government. The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe from California, which has reduced energy consumption by 35% and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan, who want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 4%, have been given the award as part […]