#Indigenous rights

  • Article: Navajo Women Are Bringing Sustainable Solar Power to the Navajo Nation

    Navajo Women Are Bringing Sustainable Solar Power to the Navajo Nation

    By Joe McCarthy|June 4, 2020

    “The sun plays a significant role in our teachings as Navajo people." Read more

  • Feature: The Navajo Nation's Lack of Clean Water Has Fueled a COVID-19 Crisis

    The Navajo Nation's Lack of Clean Water Has Fueled a COVID-19 Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|May 22, 2020

    “We need water.” Read more

  • Article: These Panels Generate Fresh Water From Air and Sunlight

    These Panels Generate Fresh Water From Air and Sunlight

    By Joe McCarthy|March 12, 2020

    They could help other communities facing water shortages. Read more

  • Article: Attacks on Indigenous Land Defenders Surge Globally: Report

    Attacks on Indigenous Land Defenders Surge Globally: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 9, 2020

    The report indicates that attacks take place when governments fail to enforce laws. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 18, 2020

    The pope has long championed environmental causes. Read more

  • Article: Beatings, Imprisonment, Murder: The World’s Environmental Defenders Are Being Terrorized

    Beatings, Imprisonment, Murder: The World’s Environmental Defenders Are Being Terrorized

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|July 31, 2019

    “Killings only tell part of the story.” Read more

  • Article: Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    Brazil's President Is Making It Impossible to Fight Deforestation, Activists Say

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|June 12, 2019

    Enforcement agencies are being blocked from taking action. Read more

  • Article: Comedian Hasan Minhaj Breaks Down Deforestation in the Amazon

    Comedian Hasan Minhaj Breaks Down Deforestation in the Amazon

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 13, 2019

    “The Amazon has never been more vulnerable.” Read more