Indigenous Hunters Are Being Scapegoated For Caribou Declines, Researchers Claim

The caribou herds that graze the expansive, treeless tundra lands of northern Canada have declined perilously since the 1990s. Now, a team of researchers is arguing that the government’s response—of placing limits on indigenous subsistence hunting—is misguided. Instead, they say policymakers should focus on the mining…

The Last Leg of the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Nearing Construction

Pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners received two major permits this week—the most recent on Thursday—for its Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana. This 163-mile long crude oil pipeline, owned in part by Phillips 66, carries the same oil that runs through Energy Transfer Partners’ more notorious Dakota Access…

For Indigenous Communities, The Fight Against Climate Change Is a Fight For Human Rights

BONN, Germany—For Mina Susana Setra, there are scenes. One of her playing in a canoe with her brother in the river behind their old house. Another of the time her mom sent her on an errand and she got lost following the birds. Many of playing in the forest barefoot, memorizing the names of flowers, sampling fruits,…