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30/06/21
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The Decolonial Atlas
Plastic waste map

The Decolonial Atlas is a growing collection of maps which, in some way, help us to challenge our relationships with the land, people, and state. It’s based on the premise that cartography is not as objective as we’re made to believe. The orientation of a map, its projection, the presence of political borders, which features are included or excluded, and the language used to label a map are all subject to the map-maker’s bias – whether deliberate or not.

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26/06/21
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The Energy Mix
Emissions - rasov/pixabay

June 25, 2021

Despite the cascade of hype around hydrogen, the varieties derived from fossil fuel have a higher carbon footprint than coal, while emitting far more climate-busting methane than producing the same amount of energy from natural gas, a leading U.S. fracking researcher warns in an opinion piece for The Hill.

24/06/21
Author: 
Laura Brehaut
The Ts'msyen forest garden in northwestern B.C. is part of a groundbreaking new study by Simon Fraser University. PHOTO BY STORM CARROLL

May 04, 2021

A first-of-its-kind study by SFU finds that Indigenous forest gardens filled with fruit and nut trees are still thriving, at least 150 years later

Along Canada’s northwest coast, ancient Indigenous forest gardens — untended for more than 150 years — continue to thrive. Ts’msyen and Coast Salish peoples once planted and cared for plots of native fruit and nut trees, shrubs, and medicinal plants and roots along the north and south Pacific coast, a new Simon Fraser University study finds.

21/06/21
Author: 
John Woodside
Indigenous rights and climate activists gathered outside Liberty Mutual's office in Vancouver to pressure the insurance giant to stop covering Trans Mountain. Photo courtesy of Andrew Larigakis

June 21, 2021

Friday marked the end of a global week of action against insurers of Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project. The protests, calling on its insurers to cut ties with the federally owned pipeline, spanned 25 actions across four continents.

18/06/21
Author: 
Vijay Prashad and Taroa Zuniga Silva, People's Dispatch
Daniel Jadue and Javiera Reyes - Chile

June 17, 2021

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16/06/21
Author: 
Danny Haiphong
Corporate Think Tank Reveals How Profit-Driven Motives Drive New Cold War against China

June 9, 2021

The same report paradoxically acknowledges the failure of the economic model the U.S. has tried to impose on the rest of the world.

“The Biden administration and its allies have been just as aggressive as Trump in their attempts to forestall China’s technological development.”

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