Eco-Feminism is Intersectional Feminism – Ms. Magazine

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Safety also includes our trees and air, 
The land we’ve called home, our places of prayer. 
I am Dakota, and like my ancestors, 
My tribe and I are water protectors. 
From profit and power, we stand up to preserve 
Our nations, our cultures, and the respect we deserve. 

“They killed our river,” an indigenous Amazonian woman in a publicly posted video (original language here) said, describing the destruction to her home and habitat due to decades of illegal deforestation practices in the Amazon rainforest fire. “They killed our source of life.”

The Californian and Australian fires show that climate change is not a regional or country-specific concern. Rather, the widespread devastation of our planet speaks to the fact that environmental justice is an intersectional and transnational feminist issue. 

We illustrate this point in our children’s book

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