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Hungarian Bauxite

J Henry Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J Henry Fair

2010-10-08-bauxite.jpgAs we blithely toss our aluminum cans into the waste basket, consider numerous über-toxic sites in the USA, the collapse of the Iceland economy, Alzheimer's -- that soda can affects you personally.

Real-Life Avatar Tribe Threatened By Mine Construction Plans

TreeHugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The government of India has halted plans by UK-based Vedanta Resources to establish a bauxite mine of the sacred tribal lands of the Dongria Kondh and...

A Landmark Victory for Indigenous and Tribal Rights

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bianca Jagger

Indian Minister of Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh's courageous decision today saved the real Avatar. I commend his leadership and I hope that his decision will set a precedent worldwide.

Let's Save the Real Avatar

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bianca Jagger

I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.

Dongria Kondh Ask James Cameron To Help Save Their Tribe: 'Avatar Is Fantasy ... And Real' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

James Cameron's Avatar may have broken ground at the box office and with advanced visual effects, but some observed that the Oscar nominated film's pl...

The Progress of Man

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

It's time, I think, to resacralize progress. One way to start is to recognize the rights of native peoples around the world not to be displaced.