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According to scientists, Native peoples in New England cleared forests and used fire to improve habitat for the plants and animals they relied upon. It turns out that may be wrong.
Shifting sands make New Mexico's White Sands National Park a geological wonder, a prehistoric time capsule, and an economic driver for the region.
Thousands flocked to the nation's capital, marched around the White House under a gray sky and a mix of rain and snow, demanding everything from reproductive rights to President Donald Trump’s ouster from office.
Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning, also called hazard reduction burning, is reactive.
New studies put hard numbers to Alaska's glacial retreat, now plainly visible to tourists.
Indigenous knowledge is an essential asset for communities to adapt to climate change, by knowing the land, using the local natural resources, sharing capital, and taking a community approach to local issues.
Climate change disproportionately affects poor people and people of color. They should be compensated for their suffering.
Tribes across the West are working with an increased sense of urgency to manage fire-adapted landscapes in the face of climate change.
These places literally embody human lives, and are the only records we have of prehistoric indigenous peoples of the New World.
The ethically challenged acting director of the Bureau of Land Management made a tense appearance at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference to discuss his radical record.
As remote Alaska warms and melts, it kicks off changes that will affect global systems and worsen climate change.
As a people we need to wake up and do a fresh threat assessment.
The 130-year legacy of fire suppression in the U.S. is a process that continues to dispossess Native peoples of their lands.
When it comes to climate change, one expert says: 'Every single person can make a huge difference, and when we come together to work, anything is possible.'
The Yurok Tribe made history this week, becoming the first Indian nation in the U.S. to receive the prestigious Equator Prize from the United Nations.
A bill that would help tribes address the effects of climate change in coastal areas is advancing for the first time.
Our ceremonies have told us to prepare for hard times. We are in those times.
The fires that spread swiftly across the Amazon in recent weeks drew international attention to a problem Indigenous Brazilians have been facing for years.
Returning prescribed fire to California forests is the focus of a new climate-adaptation plan from the Karuk Tribe, but the federal government will need to play big role.
Project Reconciliation is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call for Indigenous communities 'gain long-term sustainable benefits from economic development projects.'
Living under another another colonial regime is probably not in the cards for the Inuit people of Greenland.
Among tribal communities, climate change is not theoretical, it is not conjecture.
'By helping young farmers gain access to land, everyone can help play a role.'
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report included interviews with Indigenous populations as a key source.
A bill to help tribes address the impacts of climate change is up for its first hearing in the 116th Congress.
The Green New Deal is nonsensical, unworkable and simply a departure from reality.
A clear and shared vision among Democrats is the only way to compete against 'Make America Great Again.'
Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people -- including Native youth -- suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.
Canadian constitutional law and Aboriginal law are not likely what comes to mind when identifying the cause of a wildfire disaster.
Can the government be sued for climate change? Native youth are hoping they can.
Two of the top oil and gas producing states are also the leaders in renewable power.
Agriculture is big business in Indian Country. So is construction. Both are impacted by Trump's trade war.
Addressing climate change in Indigenous contexts requires leadership from Indigenous peoples, communities, organizations and governments.
The Trump administration’s position on the Arctic raises so many questions about Indigenous governance (and knowledge).
Extinction is the new normal, according to a new report that draws on Indigenous and local knowledge.
A voyage around the world offered a new generation of Hawaiians lessons about Earth’s uncertain future.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
Indian Country's list of infrastructure needs tops $50 billion for roads, hospitals, schools, water systems. So where's the money?
Arizona isn’t known as a big oil producing state, like Texas and North Dakota, but what oil is produced here is on Navajo land.
Climate change is already damaging Indigenous ways of life. But tribes are adapting.
A 'landmark' ruling against energy development is being credited to tribes who secured victories in court.
Indian Country, like other rural parts of the country, is right in the middle of changing times.
What border communities really need are solutions to address economic, health and climate problems — and the mesquite tree can help.
European colonization had devastating consequences for indigenous populations.
The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.
It’s the land that brings us together, the land that teaches relationship-based ways of knowing about the natural world and its food systems.
It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal.
Climate change has been really tough on tribes across the country, officials told the House Subcommittee for Indigenous People of the United States.
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is leading a climate change hearing as chair of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
With key Trump officials in the audience, the nation's largest and oldest inter-tribal advocacy group opened a historic week in Washington with a stinging rebuke of the president and his policies.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveiled the 'Green New Deal' with goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Tribal and Native leaders will discuss how climate change affects their communities at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
In her new role as vice chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) spoke from the heart at a hearing on climate change.