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Klamath Activists Turn Toward Brazil

February 6, 2014The Triplicate

American Indians of the Klamath River basin have been fighting for the removal of dams for years. More than 5,000 miles away in Brazil's Amazon basin, another battle between dams and the Indians' way of life is being waged, and a delegation of young Klamath River Indians and river activists is heading south this month to join forces.

Chevron's Now Going After Political Cartoonists

The oil conglomerate is claiming injuries from a satirical video

February 5, 2014Salon.com

How desperate is Chevron to get out of paying billions in damages for oil contamination in Ecuador’s rainforest? Very, according to Mark Fiore. The Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist claims the company has filed court documents over a satirical video he made in conjunction with the environmental nonprofit Amazon Watch.

Gas Company To Drill in Manu National Park Buffer Zone, Imperiling Indigenous People

Gas Company To Drill in Manu National Park Buffer Zone, Imperiling Indigenous People

February 4, 2014Mongabay.com

The Peruvian government has approved plans for gas company Pluspetrol to move deeper into a supposedly protected reserve for indigenous peoples and the buffer zone of the Manu National Park in the Amazon rainforest.

How Brazilian Taxpayer Money Finances Construction Projects in the Amazon

January 31, 2014Agência Pública

In 2012, BNDES loaned 156 billion Brazilian reais (64 billion US dollars) of public money, much of it to finance investments in infrastructure in the Amazon where these public works are causing glaring social and environmental impacts.

Gas Firm To Move Deeper into Reserve for Indigenous People in Peru

Culture ministry approves Pluspetrol's plans to explore for gas in Manu national park buffer zone

January 27, 2014The Guardian

The expansion will involve drilling 18 wells, conducting seismic tests across hundreds of square kms, and building a 6.5 mile flowline in the supposedly protected Kugapakori-Nahua-Nanti Reserve for indigenous people in "voluntary isolation" and "initial contact."

Gas Firm "Assumes" It Will Bring "Fear" to the Peruvian Amazon

January 22, 2014The Huffington Post

Gas company Pluspetrol admits it will cause "fear" and possibly "stress" and a "sensation of invasion" among indigenous peoples in the Peruvian Amazon who have little or no contact with outsiders.

Gas Company: Amazon Tribes Vulnerable to "Massive Deaths"

January 20, 2014The Ecologist

Amazon tribes in Peru's rainforest are at risk of "massive deaths" from new diseases to which they lack immunity, gas company Pluspetrol admits – as it tries to expand its Camisea gas project into a Reserve for isolated indigenous people.

Activists Ask Ecuador Not to Drill at Oil Block

Activists Ask Ecuador Not to Drill at Oil Block

Part of ITT block located within country's largest nature reserve

January 17, 2014Wall Street Journal

Quito, Ecuador – Environmental activists called on Ecuador's President Rafael Correa to abandon plans to develop the Ishpingo-Tambocoha-Tiputini oil block. A portion of the ITT oil block, as it is known, is located within Yasuni National Park, the country's largest nature reserve and considered one of the most biodiverse regions in the world.

Peru Blocks Plans for New Indigenous Reserve as Oil Production Starts

Culture ministry backtracks after pressure from Perupetro, putting indigenous peoples' lives at risk

January 16, 2014The Guardian

Two key Peruvian state institutions are blocking plans to establish a reserve for indigenous people living in "voluntary isolation" between the Napo and Tigre rivers in the Amazon rainforest.

Amazon Women: On the Front Lines of Grassroots Climate Leadership

Amazon Women: On the Front Lines of Grassroots Climate Leadership

Women activists and leaders have been at the core of the environmental movement since its inception

January 14, 2014Earth Island Journal

Women in leadership positions who are working for environmental and social justice are not only reshaping our world by addressing the issues, they're also fundamentally changing the terrain of our institutions by introducing more effective leadership qualities, and by shifting and transforming our systems from the inside out.

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