When you have a chance, check out some of these great articles and videos on topics ranging from environmental justice to Indigenous solidarity to anti oppression. These resources can help give you a strong analysis of environmental issues, and an understanding of the root causes of environmental degradation. It is these root systems – such as colonialism, capitalism, and heteropatriarchy – that oppress people and the environment, and which we must address and create solutions to in order to achieve environmental justice.
7 Leave No Trace principals by Leave No Trace Canada, http://www.leavenotrace.ca/principles
10 reasons why population control is not the solution to global warming, by Betsy Hartmann.
Hartmann, B. (2010). The Greening of Hate: An Environmentalist’s Essay, by Betsy Hartmann.
http://www.splcenter.org/greenwash-nativists-environmentalism-and-the- hypocrisy- of- hate/the-greening-of-hate-an-essay
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, by Peggy MacIntosh. http://ted.coe.wayne.edu/ele3600/mcintosh.html
Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action, by Deborah Barndt. http://www.popednews.org/downloads/naming%20the%20moment%20.pdf
Terminology for Decolonizing Anti-Racist Practice. Community and Race Relations Committee of Peterborough. http://www.racerelationspeterborough.org/index.php? option=com_content&view=article&id=55&Itemid=2
Conservation Refugees: When Protecting Nature Means Kicking People Out. Orion Magazine. http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/161
Occupy Talks: Indigenous Perspectives – Leanne Betasamosake Simpson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfvRgx5uyQs
The Indigenous Pooples’ Guide to False Solutions to Climate Change. http://www.carbontradewatch.org/archive/new- indigenous- peoples-guide-false-solutions-to-climate-change.html
Ally Bill of Responsibilities, by Lyn Ghel