Eye on the Amazon
  • Achuar Indigenous People to GeoPark: Stay Out of Our Territory!

    Achuar Indigenous People to GeoPark: Stay Out of Our Territory!

    Striking photos add to twenty years of sustained rejection of oil extraction in Achuar territory

    November 15, 2017 – "We have lived through the bad experience of damage to our habitat, health, and life. Given this, we have made the firm decision not to permit any oil activity within our territory."

  • "Our Grandchildren Will Thank Us for the Territory We Are Defending"

    "Our Grandchildren Will Thank Us for the Territory We Are Defending"

    Achuar assembly reaffirms strategic partnership with Amazon Watch

    November 2, 2017 – The Achuar have a concrete plan for defending their ancestral homeland: they're demanding that the Peruvian government provide legal recognition of their collective territory and they're actively campaigning to keep out extractive industries, including oil, mining, and logging.

  • 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!"

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