Canadian First Nations internationalize their struggle against the most destructive project on earth
Publisher: New Internationalist
Date Written: 01/11/2009
Year Published: 2009
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11554
The extraction of oil from tar sands is perhaps the most ecologically insane idea on the planet. Four First Nations representatives from Canada travelled to Britain to participate in the London climate camp and the country's biggest annual gathering of climate activists. Organized by the Indigenous Environmental Network and supported by the New Internationalist, the group's aim was to internationalize the campaign for a complete tar sands moratorium.