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‘Ignored for 70 Years’: Human Rights Group to Investigate Uranium Contamination on Navajo Nation via Reader Supported News (Guardian)

Rita Capitan has been worrying about her water since 1994. It was that autumn she read a local newspaper article about another uranium mine, the Crownpoint Uranium Project, getting under way near her home. Capitan has spent her entire life … Continue reading

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Attempts to Silence Environmentalists Continue via EcoWatch/Reader Supported News

arly November marked the 18th anniversary of the tragic murder of outspoken writer and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues by the Nigerian government. Saro-Wiwa and the others had waged a long campaign to stop multinational oil company Royal … Continue reading

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