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The Two Towers

11/19/2013 ● By Steve

If all goes according to plan, a pair of gargantuan towers will soon rise from the desert floor...

Film on the Front Lines: An Interview with Robert Lundahl on his new film "Who Are My People?"

08/30/2013 ● By Steve

The gold rush for green power development across the desert is destroying Native American sacred sites and environmental resources.

Obama Administration Releases Their Roadmap for Widespread Solar Energy Development Across the Desert and Elsewhere

07/25/2012 ● By Steve

By Steve BrownTurning a deaf ear toward concerns about destruction of the desert's ecology, Native American cultural resources and sacred sites, lack of tribal consultation and public input, and

Native American tribes join environmental, recreation and hunting organizations to call for a moratorium on “fast-tracking” massive energy projects on public lands

05/15/2012 ● By Steve

(Ocotillo and San Diego, California)—An unprecedented coalition of environmental leaders, tribal representatives, off-road vehicle users, writers/artists, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, community resid

Guest Opinion: Sacrificing the Desert for What?

05/14/2012 ● By Steve

By Brad MitzelfeltSolar energy development in California is largely driven by artificial state mandates that now have utilities increasing their use of expensive renewable energy.It’s a dubious legacy

Valley on Fire: A Rallying Call to Save the Ivanpah Valley from Solar Sunburn

05/11/2012 ● By Steve

Photo & story by David Lamfrom, National Parks Conservation AssociationWe are driving east, on a rugged powerline road in Clark Mountain’s shadow. The 8,000 foot peak is covered in snow. Pinyon-ju

No Shame, No Respect: Solar Millennium Builds a Road on Ancient Geoglyphs

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

In the deserts of California, fast-tracked solar projects are proceeding without shame and without respect. BLM (Bureau of Land Management) permitting allowed projects to go ahead on the basis of inad

Massacre in the Rocks: Solar Millennium Builds on Native American Sacred Sites

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

Solar Millennium has begun to construct a 9,500 acre solar facility on Mojave Desert lands that Native Americans and others consider sacred. The area contains scores of ancient geoglyphs, large rock d

Indigenous America Questions U.S. Green Policies

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

This short film, "a film within a film," tells a story, and the story here involves the Peace and Dignity movement, "Journadas de Paz y Dignidad," a pan-indigenous movement of the Americas, uniting na

Alfredo Figueroa on the Aztec Sunstone Calendar for Earth Day, 2012

05/09/2012 ● By Steve

In honor of Earth Day, 2012, RL A ECO is beginning to release several short videos on-line featuring Elder Historian and Chemehuevi Cultural Monitor, Don Alfredo Figueroa, on the Nahua perspective as