This week, thousands of Native Americans, from more than a hundred tribes, have camped out on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, which straddles the border between the Dakotas, along the Missouri River. What began as a slow trickle of people a month ago is now an increasingly angry flood. They’re there to protest plans for a proposed oil pipeline that they say would contaminate the reservation’s water; in fact, they’re calling themselves protectors, not protesters.
In Trump's World, Environmental Movement Wrestles With Its Future Environmental groups, fresh off rejuvenating victories on the climate front, now face a political world aligned against them. BY MARIANNE LAVELLE, INSIDECLIMATE NEWS NOV 14, 2016 #palebluedot #savethepalnet