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Ms. Magazine - Ratifying the Escazú Agreement Will Support Women Land Defenders and Protect Nature


Common Dreams - Celebrating Climate Women on International Women's Day

Articles By The WECAN International Team

November 14, 2022

Common Dreams - New Report Highlights Serious Gender Gaps in G20 Countries' Climate Policy

October 26, 2022

Fair Planet - CSOs Put Banks on Notice to Commit on Climate, Nature, and Human Rights

October 12, 2022

Ms. Magazine - Standing Up for Water, Land and Climate: Meet 10 Indigenous Women Fighting the Line 5 Pipeline

September 20, 2022

Thomas Reuters Foundation - Women land defenders in Latin America need new rights to be implemented

April 1, 2022

CIWEM 'The Environment' Magazine - Declaring the Rights of Nature Protects the Future for us All

January 18, 2022

Common Dreams - America's Climate Forest Must be Protected Now and for Future Generations

May 24, 2021

Ms. Magazine - Indigenous Women Lead the Movement to Stop Line 3 Pipeline: “This is Everything We Have”

April 16, 2021

Common Dreams - New Report Details the Gendered and Racial Impacts of the Fossil Fuel Industry and the Complicit Financial Institutions

January 22, 2021

Common Dreams - Re-entering the Paris Climate Agreement Is Just Step One to Address the Climate Emergency: Frontline Women Must Lead the Way

January 14, 2021

Grist - America’s ‘climate forest’ is under attack. Biden can protect it.

WECAN International In The Media

— 2023 —

January 30, 2023

National Indigenous Times - Critical protections restored to the USA's last great rainforest

January 27, 2023

Democracy Now! - 450+ Groups Condemn Choice of Oil Executive to Lead COP28 U.N. Climate Summit

January 25, 2023

City Watch LA - 'No Time to Lose': 300+ Groups Push Biden to End Drilling on Public Lands, Waters

January 11, 2023

Common Dreams - 'No Time to Lose': 300+ Groups Push Biden to End Drilling on Public Lands, Waters

— 2022 —

December 12, 2022

A Climate Change with Matt Matern: Episode 88: Osprey Orielle Lake, Executive Director and Founder, WECAN (Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network)

December 7, 2022

Between the Lines - Climate Activists Mobilize Support for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

December 1, 2022

Yahoo - Forgotten Voices in Climate Change: Gender Equality (in Chinese)

November 22, 2022

Rising Up with Sonali - COP 27 Meeting Ends with No Plan To Phase Out Fossil Fuels

November 20, 2022

Radio Canada - COP27 : des voix de l’Afrique pour protéger le climat

— 2021 —

December 22, 2021

5 inspiring acts of feminist resistance in 2021

December 20, 2021

EuroNews.Green - Which are the best environmental charities to donate to instead of buying a Christmas gift?

December 15, 2021

The Creative Process Podcast - Interviews: Osprey Orielle Lake

December 10, 2021

The Creative Podcast: OSPREY ORIELLE LAKE

November 21, 2021 - RCMP arrest Wet’suwet’en land defenders days after COP26 summit

— 2020 —

December 25, 2020

Nation of Change - Coalition sues Trump administration over ‘outrageous assault’ on Tongass National Forest protections

December 24, 2020

Eco Watch - Trump Administration Sued Over 'Outrageous Assault' on Tongass National Forest Protections

December 23, 2020

Indian Country Today - Coalition sues to block logging in Alaska rainforest

December 23, 2020

Kiny Radio - Southeast Tribes, Conservation Organizations Sue Trump Administration Over Roadless Rule

December 23, 2020

The Guardian - Alaskan tribes, activists and businesses sue to save America's biggest national forest

— 2019 —

December 31, 2019

USA Today - Jane Fonda: Save Alaska's Tongass National Forest from loggers in climate change fight

November 15, 2019

E&E News - Tongass exemption not set in stone — Forest Service

November 13, 2019

The Ecologist - Historic delegation to protect Tongass rainforest

November 12, 2019

GlacierHub - Tongass National Forest, Threatened by Increased Logging

November 12, 2019

The Guardian - 'We depend on the Tongass': Alaskans fight to save US’s largest national forest

— 2018 —

November 20, 2018

The Laura Flanders Show - Divest to Decolonize: Michelle Cook & Hartman Deetz

November 18, 2018

Nation Of Change - The Voices of Amazon Women and a Visionary Declaration to Protect Indigenous Lands

November 14, 2018

Making Contact Radio - Climate Uprising: Indigenous Women at the Global Climate Action Summit

November 12, 2018

Women Rising Radio - Episode 36, Indigenous Women’s Climate Uprising

November 2, 2018

The Good Men Project - 5 Reasons We Need Gender Conscious Responses to Climate Change

— 2017 —

December 5, 2017

Amazon Watch - Climate Justice Now! Keep It in the Ground! Highlights and Reflections from COP23

December 4, 2017

Medium - Climate Solutions: The Importance of Feminine Energy and Disrupting White Power Structures

November 30, 2017

Energy Transition - Why Native American Women are Going After Europe’s Banks to Divest from Big Oil

November 28, 2017

L'Echo Belgium - Indigenous People's, The Ultimate Guardians Of Our Planet

November 24, 2017

Law and Nature Journal - Rights of Nature: Time to Shift the Paradigm in the EU? (Greek)

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