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The Upper Mattaponi Tribe’s historic reclamation of its ancestral lands along the Mattaponi River in Virginia not only preserves the tribe’s heritage but also ignites a visionary environmental stewardship, fostering harmony between tradition, culture, and ecological restoration.
Corrina Gould, co-founder of Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, explains the concept behind rematriation and how it extends beyond the movement to return land to tribes.
Louisiana’s battle against land loss and sea-level rise has led to alarm over which parts of the state could actually vanish, and when. But the end for some communities may come long before the land beneath them disappears.
Australia is making headlines around the world for offering the people of Tuvalu a new ‘human mobility pathway to Australia’ that promises ‘human mobility with dignity’ of up to 280 Tuvaluan citizens per year, through a new treaty named the Australia-Tuvalu Falepili Union.
The writer is executive director of the Resilience Authority of Charles County.
SEATTLE — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $882,806 to fund two projects in Alaska.
Hundreds of communities across North Carolina are burdened by multiple pollution sources
Funding Supports the Community Improvements for the Gulf South Project to Increase Community Capacity in Participating in DOE Projects and Awards
“The climate policies of wealthy nations are colonialism in green. Pursuing climate ambitions at the expense of the world’s poorest people is not only hypocritical but also immoral, unjust, and a prime example of egregious green colonialism.”
One year ago, UCS worked in coalition with many other organizations to help pass the landmark Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a law with historic climate provisions that includes numerous programs, policies, and a $369 billion investment that will drive significant cuts in heat-trapping emissions across our economy.
A clean energy transition that doesn't prioritize Black life cannot sustain itself long term, says climate policy expert Rhiana Gunn-Wright.
The small island paradise of Pulau Pari is located an hour north-west of Jakarta. Its population of 1,500 inhabitants subsist mainly from fishing and tourism. In recent years, the island has increasingly been affected by rising sea waters, which have claimed 11 per cent of its surface area in the last decade and threaten to submerge it entirely. Last year alone, the island flooded five times.