The Amazon Sacred Headwaters: Indigenous Rainforest “Territories for Life” Under Threat
December 2019

The Amazon Sacred Headwaters Threat Assessment

Imminent new oil drilling in the western Amazon threatens the most biodiverse rainforest in the world, survival of indigenous peoples, and climate stability

At a time when the world needs to be racing to protect the Amazon, a new oil boom in the headwaters of the mighty Amazon River in Ecuador and Peru puts this area, known as the Amazon Sacred Headwaters, in great peril.

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