Murdered because they wanted to protect the environment!

Environmental activists world wide  - including community leaders and journalists - were being killed at a rate of one per week during 2011 alone.


Third oil spill in a month hits Canada

On June 19, 1,450 barrels of crude oil spilled from a pumping station on a pipeline operated by the Enbridge company.


Canada may fast-track Big Oil at expense of environment

Activists and critics alike are outraged at the Canadian government's recent decision to drastically downsize its environmental assessment process.


Canada, bowing to oil companies, fires ocean scientists

After massive layoffs at Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans, leading ocean scientists - and the environment itself - will suffer the consequences.


Peru mine conflict pits David against Goliath

The action, emblematic of conflict throughout Latin America between local people and multi-national mining corporations, resulted in violent confrontation.


Cuba celebrates International Children's Day

Cuba puts itself onto a fiesta footing each June 1 to entertain "those they know" who want every happiness, love, and an unforgettable International Children's Day.