Tia Kennedy with her dog wading in stream

Why this Indigenous rights activist does not take clean water for granted

Across Canada, millions of people don’t think twice when turning on the tap. But Indigenous activist Tia Kennedy never takes a glass of water for granted.

Kera Sherwood-O’Regan in New Zealand

Climate change hits disabled and Indigenous communities hard. Kera Sherwood-O’Regan wants their voices heard.

When Kera Sherwood-O’Regan was young, her parents gathered the pito (umbilical cord) that had nurtured her in the womb, and, per tradition, buried it on sacred coastal grounds in Te Waipounamu, the South Island of New Zealand, alongside the remains of her ancestors.

Yeb Saño sitting in front of mural

To prevent future death and destruction, Yeb Saño is confronting the human rights violations that fuel climate change

For Yeb Saño, the effects of climate change became tragically clearer on Nov. 8, 2013, when Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Southeast Asia.

Pasang Dolma Sherpa

A changed landscape and lost traditions: One Nepali woman’s search for Indigenous solutions to climate change

Pasang Dolma Sherpa cherishes any time she can spend in Nepal’s mountainous region, where she grew up in a Sherpa village.

Hilda Flavia Nakabuye planting

Her family lost their farm in Uganda to climate change. Now she’s standing up for the future.

Climate activist Hilda Flavia Nakabuye first experienced the impacts of climate change before she even knew what the term meant.