Osprey Orielle Lake

Osprey Orielle Lake is the Founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International and serves as Co-Chair of International Advocacy for the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature. Follow on Twitter: @WECAN_INTL 

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
On International Women’s Day, Honoring Women Land and Human Rights Defenders
Women around the world stand at the forefront of rising movements to defend and protect the health of water, land, air and diverse communities. On this International Women’s Day, it is vital to honor the women defenders who, with incredible courage and effort, are taking on corporations and...
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Monday, March 14, 2016
Women on the Front Lines Fighting Fracking in the Bakken Oil Shale Formations
There are some crystalline moments in which the challenges we face as a civilization become brutally clear. Moments in which corrupt aspects of American democracy and the fractures in our social, economic and political systems are exposed with unsurpassed clarity. Moments in which we are reminded...
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Sunday, September 27, 2015
Mapping Women's Resistance to Social and Ecological Degradation
We stand at a crossroads. To one side, the path of ‘business-as-usual’ - environmental devastation, social inequality, and a world hurtling towards climate chaos on a scale not seen for tens of thousands of years. To the other side, a glimmer of hope - a vision for a healthy world founded on...
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Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Women On The Frontlines, An Untold Climate Story
Women’s experiences, struggles, and solutions make up perhaps the most vital, yet largely untold story of the climate crisis. Twenty million of the twenty-six million people estimated to have been displaced by climate change as of 2010 are women. The bottom line is that the poor are most heavily...
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