The Racism of Environmentalism

Since today commemorates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is appropriate to comment about environmentalism being another form of racism. For example, it has been reported that environmentalist groups, like the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), attempted make their anti-fossil fuel campaigns prior to a mid-term election into… Read More The Racism of Environmentalism

Major Child Sacrifice for Climate Took Place in Peru Almost 500 Years Ago

National Geographic published a fascinating and harrowing article earlier this year detailing the site of a major child sacrifice of almost 300 kids by the Chimú tribe located in what is now known as Peru. Researchers say the children were sacrificed to the gods in order to prevent more floods thought caused by the El… Read More Major Child Sacrifice for Climate Took Place in Peru Almost 500 Years Ago

Environmentalists and Native Indian Allies Block Economic Development in Ecuador

The environmentalist group Amazon Frontlines and their allies from the Waorani indian tribe successfully sued to stop parts of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador to be sold off for oil exploration. According to SBS News, the two groups consider it a huge win but, in reality, it is the Ecuadorian people whose lives will be… Read More Environmentalists and Native Indian Allies Block Economic Development in Ecuador

Brazil Among Top Four Deadliest Countries for Environmentalists

A very sobering report was issued by the Non-Governmental Organization Global Witness on Tuesday. According to The Rio Times, Brazil is in the top four countries where environmentalists are likely to be killed in which the Philippines holds the highest number of deaths. Colombia and Guatemala also made the list. It is sobering and, simultaneously,… Read More Brazil Among Top Four Deadliest Countries for Environmentalists

Environmentalists Silent About Venezuela Mining Horrors

Following the lead of Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro announced plans for the Arco Minero del Orinoco or the Orinco Mining Belt. According to Phys.org, the area is a section of land that crosses tropical forests abundant with plant life, water and minerals (such as coltan, gold, diamonds, and bauxite) which includes the Sierra… Read More Environmentalists Silent About Venezuela Mining Horrors

Canadian silver mine in Guatemala under seige from environmentalists

The American press is not reporting on environmentalist activities as much as it used to. Possibly because that their actions have drawn down since the 2016 election. Despite this, environmentalists are still very active outside the United States, particularly in Latin America where they continue to have an impact. An op-ed at The Daily Caller… Read More Canadian silver mine in Guatemala under seige from environmentalists