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Dakota Access Pipeline Is “Morally Unacceptable”

Would Jesus put the profits of a few before the health of many? Not likely. It’s easy then to know how Jesus would feel about the Dakota Access pipeline, which puts drinking water for millions at risk. After the federal government approved the pipeline last week, Catholics came together to call the project “morally unacceptable.” “We […]

March 2nd

California Water Protected by Chopping Trees

In the Madera County foothills, not too far from Yosemite National Park and Mammoth Lakes, Native American tribes and the United States Forest Service are coming together to do something good for California water and the drought the state is facing. They are coming together to chop down trees. “These are water suckers. They take […]

August 6th

Call to Action: Protect Sacred Apache Land

Last December, we reported on the battle for Oak Flat — a place on the Arizona landscape where the riches beneath the ground have put the cultural richness of the Apache people at risk. Despite a federal land order making Oak Flat off-limits for mining operations, Congress promised to give the sacred Indian site to a foreign mining company […]

July 2nd

Pennsylvania Pipeline Threatens Native American Village

As national Republican Party leaders celebrated their sweet take over of Congress at Hershey Lodge in Pennsylvania last month, about 50 or so protestors turned up to sour their festivities. They protested the Republican stance in favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline and their head-in-the-sand climate policies. But one protestor was there to draw attention to an issue […]

February 18th

Welcome to EdenKeeper!

Welcome to EdenKeeper, the newest addition to the Important Media Network! EdenKeeper is here to explore the relationship between faith and environmentalism. We’ll discuss how environmentalism is not just a political issue, but a moral value supported by religious texts. We’ll also take a hard look at the many ways religion in practice both helps […]

October 18th