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Indigenous Canadians Challenge an Exclusive American Fishing Camp


A First Nations band in Quebec wants to take back control of a stretch of river that has been in wealthy American hands for over a century. (Ny Times Science) More More

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Posted on 15 December 2017 | 1:07 am | Google News

Astoria, Oregon: the city where gritty meets pretty - Seattle Times


Seattle Times

Astoria, Oregon: the city where gritty meets pretty
Seattle Times
The town, like many in the Northwestern U.S., is abuzz these days with the talk of unpleasant change. Pick any afternoon on the wobbly stools at the coffee bar inside Godfather's Books, and you'll hear it: Rents are up, for God's sake, with one ...

Posted on 14 December 2017 | 10:01 am | Google News

Haida Gwaii Archipelago – A Fine Balance - Island Conservation News


Island Conservation News

Haida Gwaii Archipelago – A Fine Balance
Island Conservation News
But the settlers brought along killing diseases and a lack of regard for Indigenous knowledge and land rights. A smallpox epidemic in the mid-1800s, and other diseases like tuberculosis, killed 90 percent of the Haida population. By 1911, only 589 ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 | 12:30 pm | Google News

The Doomsday Diet - Eater


Eater

The Doomsday Diet
Eater
Nabisco and the United Biscuit Company of America (now Keebler) also joined in the effort, and in the end, industry met the challenge: The bulgur “survival crackers” were manufactured in truly mass quantities — ultimately more than 20 billion crackers ...

Posted on 12 December 2017 | 10:31 am | Google News

Wilderness operators demand property rights - Prince George Citizen


Prince George Citizen

Wilderness operators demand property rights
Prince George Citizen
"We will challenge to have our commercial and private property rights recognized. I am sure there will be arrests, but you have pushed us to the brink of bankruptcy and leave us no other option." The dispute arises from a 2014 Supreme Court of Canada ...

Posted on 11 December 2017 | 6:21 pm | Google News

Skolt Sámi Path to Climate Change Resilience - The Arctic Institute


The Arctic Institute

Skolt Sámi Path to Climate Change Resilience
The Arctic Institute
Tero's relationship with the Arctic and the Skolts goes back to his childhood fishing trips in Lapland. He remembers falling asleep in the tent, as his dad talked to the Skolts visiting their fishing camp late into the white Arctic summer nights. Tero ...

Posted on 5 December 2017 | 3:59 am | Google News

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