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Osprey Orielle Lake

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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New Report Details the Gendered and Racial Impacts of the Fossil Fuel Industry and the Complicit Financial Institutions

"The fossil fuel industry, and their financiers, are leading us further down the path of irreparable climate disaster, and we need to understand who is being harmed first and worst by their actions."

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


Re-entering the Paris Climate Agreement Is Just Step One to Address the Climate Emergency: Frontline Women Must Lead the Way

Global people's movements and women leaders have been organizing for decades for climate justice, and community-led solutions.

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


Celebrating Climate Women on International Women's Day

In the midst of multi-layered injustices including institutionalized patriarchy, colonization, racism, and economic inequality, women continually lead the way.

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


Indigenous Women of the Amazon Send a Call: The Fight for Mother Earth Is the Mother of All Fights

The lives of every future generation and our species as humans depends on the collective effort to generate new development models. Humanity has no Plan B for the Earth. Our fight is so urgent that we must all get together right now. The fight for Mother Earth is the mother of all fights.

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


The Voices of Amazon Women and a Visionary Declaration to Protect Indigenous Lands

"Kawsak Sacha is important because it is something we have always lived with despite the Western world not recognizing it. We want others to understand, recognize and feel that the jungle is not just a jungle, it is full of life, and humans and nature can share and exchange together."

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


On International Women’s Day, Honoring Women Land and Human Rights Defenders

Across the wide world, women are rising up to protect the Earth, one another, and the common good

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


Women on the Front Lines Fighting Fracking in the Bakken Oil Shale Formations

In the rolling plains of North Dakota, companies like Halliburton, Hess, Crestwood Energy, Whiting Petroleum Corp. and Enbridge have crowned themselves king and are acting with a level of impunity beyond measure.

Emily Arasim ·


Mapping Women's Resistance to Social and Ecological Degradation

Women coming together to cross pollinate ideas and build understanding about differing burdens, responsibilities, and solutions is an essential part of worldwide efforts to restore the health of the planet.

Osprey Orielle Lake ·

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