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Genetic differences is the driver that puts Indigenous Peoples at higher risk of severe complications from the new, severe strain of Avian influenza or bird flu called H7N9, now circulating in China and Taiwan.
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Neither the feds nor state agencies have notified any Indian tribes of the burial and cultural site since its discovery last summer. The natural gas pipeline itself is controversial.
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The burning and sacking of a Mayan community in Guatemala is continuing according to advocates who are seeking international support to address the problem.
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  • Freelance environment and science journalist
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  • Mother Earth Journal
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  • Indian Country Today Media Network
    Environment reporter, present
  • The Oregonian
    1974 - 1992
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@TerriHansen Environment, Science, Health journalist

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Highest Deforestation Rates Affecting Paraguay’s Uncontacted Natives: Pa...
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Agro-industrial development is putting intense pressure on the Chaco woodlands of Bolivia, Argentina, and especially, Paraguay.

Yukon Government Opens Vast Wilderness to Mining
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Canada's Yukon Territory announced Tuesday that it has opened one of the largest unbroken wilderness areas in North America to mining and mi

It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate! Flu Season Peaks in January and February
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Native Americans are in a high risk category when it comes to developing severe complications from the flu. Compared to the general U.S popu

We Have a Problem: Too Few Native Journalists
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Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is a bigot and a braggart. But so what? This piece really has nothing to do with that thug in a

Gas company: Amazon tribes vulnerable to 'massive deaths'
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Amazon tribes in Peru's rainforest are at risk of 'massive deaths' from new diseases to which they lack immunity, gas company Pluspetrol adm

Indigenous Peoples Higher Risk to Bird Flu Driven by Genetics, Historica...
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Studies of indigenous populations in Alaska and Australia by researchers at Australia's University of Melbourne have found that genetic diff

Toxic Salmon: Consumption Advisories as Life-Giving Fish Threatens Health
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Waterways are so ontaminated in Washington State that fish consumption is limited, and tribes say it guts their treaty rights.

Alcoholism and Diabetes vs. Eat, Drink & Be Merry
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Editor's Note: The following is an edited version of an academic presentation at the World Diabetes Congress last week. Given the terrible n

Attawapiskat's housing crisis: A ground-level perspective - Aboriginal -...
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"The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is kick a leg out from under the blanket to see if the electric furnace in my house is s

Healthiest Eating Costs $1.50 a Day Per Person More, Researchers Find
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Healthy diets, like those that ward off diabetes – rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, and nuts – cost significantly more than unhealthy diets

Columbia River Treaty Recommendation Near Finalization
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Many questions remain as the Columbia River Treaty recommendation period nears its finalization.

Bluegrass pipeline | Indian burial site in way; looters strike
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An Indian burial site in Hardin County has been looted between visits by archaeologists working for the Bluegrass Pipeline project, promptin

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Mayan Community in Guatemala Under Attack, Seeking Assistance
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The burning and sacking of a Mayan community in Guatemala is continuing according to advocates who are seeking international support.

Ecuadorian Government Shuts Down Indigenous Advocate Organization
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The Ecuadorian government shut down the non-profit Pachamama Foundation, which advocates on indigenous and environmental issues, on December

Climate Change Hits Natives Hardest
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Two weeks ago at the 2013 White House Tribal Leaders Conference, tribal leaders stood side-by-side with President Obama and 13 of his cabine