The Chico Vive conference will bring together grassroots activists, NGOs, students, engaged scholars, applied scientists, policymakers, journalists and others to discuss the development of the global grassroots environmental movement in the 25 years since environmental martyr Chico Mendes' death. The conference will take place April 4-6, 2014, at American University's School of International Service in Washington, D.C.
The Legacy: The forest unites us in the face of a shared danger and makes us more fraternal. For this reason my work in defense of Amazonia cannot stop
Canadian government closely monitoring how legal rulings and aboriginal protest pose an increasing ‘risk’ for multi-billion dollar oil and mining plans.
A man waves a Mohawk flag at a Montreal demonstration in support of the indigenous Idle No More movement in January, 2013. Photograph: Oscar Aguirre/Demotix/Corbis
The Canadian government is increasingly worried that the growing clout of aboriginal peoples’ rights could obstruct its aggressive resource development plans, documents reveal.
The National Wildlife Federation will host a reception to promote the Chico Vive Conference on March 6, 2014, at their Washington, DC, office. Please join us for food, beverage, and insightful conversation, along with a presentation by award-winning author Scott Wallace. Register here: www.eventbrite.com/e/chico-vive-reception-tickets-10692151513.