Eye on the Amazon
  • Two Decades of Fellowship with the U'wa People of Colombia

    Two Decades of Fellowship with the U'wa People of Colombia

    October 20, 2017 – "The power of our struggle and resistance in defense of our worldview ... has guaranteed that we have not faltered."

  • My First Decade at Amazon Watch

    My First Decade at Amazon Watch

    October 19, 2017 – Over ten years, I have been privileged to play a role in most of the organization's major campaign initiatives. While the moments of exhilaration, frustration, learning, anger, and beauty could fill a book, I want to share ten snapshots of key experiences that represent what serving with Amazon Watch has meant to me.

  • Us and Them: Affected Peoples vs. Chevron in Canada

    Us and Them: Affected Peoples vs. Chevron in Canada

    October 12, 2017 – "It's a fundamental question of whether corporations like Chevron should be allowed to use their financial muscle to destroy people with an absolutely vital claim to reparations for damages that were caused to them over many years."

  • Xingu River Defender Antônia Melo Honored for Her Lifelong Struggle

    Xingu River Defender Antônia Melo Honored for Her Lifelong Struggle

    October 11, 2017 – "I am but drop of water in the ocean, but together with many others we can shape the force of its waters and make change. This is what motivates my commitment to continue fighting, so that human rights, social-environmental justice, and that life be affirmed for present and future generations!"

  • When Defending the Land Becomes a Crime

    When Defending the Land Becomes a Crime

    How legal and police systems across the Amazon and throughout Latin America criminalize environmental activists and indigenous peoples – and justify attacks against them

    October 5, 2017 – "At the end of the day resistance is an ethical struggle. It is a struggle we must take up. Resistance is a principle of justice, especially when we see that the people are suffering."

  • Fossil-Fueled Catastrophes

    Fossil-Fueled Catastrophes

    September 21, 2017 – The end of the summer of 2017 couldn't have been more apocalyptic. Wildfires torched the Pacific Northwest, the Sierras, Los Angeles, and much of the Western United States. Temperatures blistered in the Bay Area, breaking all-time records over Labor Day, with downtown San Francisco hitting a sweltering 106 degrees.

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