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The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism

The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates and be sure to check out RD’s cool, new science section, The Cubit, which examines the intersection between science, religion, technology, and ethics. By Lauren Sutton What do the Mad Max franchise, protests of the Keystone pipeline, and […]

June 16th

Badass Native American Kids Fighting for the Planet

I recently stumbled upon an article in the The Huffington Post about a photographer who is documenting Native American children defending the planet in New Mexico. Tailinh Agoyo, who has roots with the Blackfeet and Narragansett tribes herself, found inspiration for The Warrior Project in her 11 year old son. “Children are so knowledgeable [about environmental issues],” Agoyog told The […]

April 17th

XL Pipeline Opposition: National Congress of American Indians

  The news that US President Barack Obama has vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline project has not ended the debates over the building of TransCanada’s 1,179-mile (1,897 km) pipeline.  Beginning in Hardisty, Alberta, and extending south to Steele City, Nebraska, the pipeline will cross many aboriginal group’s traditional areas. As mentioned in previous Eden Keeper […]

February 27th

Keystone XL Pipeline Opposition: Rosebud Sioux

While part of  TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline project has lately been given the green light by the US Congress, this means nothing to the many groups that oppose the project. Congress has just passed legislation granting permission to build the 1,200-mile Keystone XL pipeline. Running from Canadian oil fields down to Steele City, Nebraska, petroleum […]

January 22nd