Eye on the Amazon
  • Oil Is Not Life in the Amazon

    Oil Is Not Life in the Amazon

    The Failure of Yasuní-ITT and the Story of Rumipamba

    August 19, 2013 – In many ways, Yasuní-ITT was doomed from the beginning by the world's greed for oil and Ecuador's economic dependence on that greed. But enough with the political analysis. What is most upsetting to me about ITT's failure are its implications for human life.

  • Indigenous Rights Under Assault in Brazil

    Indigenous Rights Under Assault in Brazil

    August 8, 2013 – How can the Brazilian government justify forcing its native peoples, who were subject to centuries of injustice and genocidal abuse, to continue enduring the brunt of the country's uncontrolled economic expansion against their will?

  • Voices of the Xingu

    Voices of the Xingu

    August 7, 2013 – Since late June protests across Brazil have not stopped. The voices of people calling for Justice Now! and a halt to construction of the Belo Monte dam on the Xingu River continue to be silenced and ignored. It's time that the voices of the Xingu are heard!

  • Belo Monte Risks Paralyzation Over Consortium’s Grave Negligence

    Belo Monte Risks Paralyzation Over Consortium’s Grave Negligence

    August 2, 2013 – By disregarding a series of "conditionalities" upon which the project's environmental license was granted, Norte Energia could be sanctioned, forcing the dam's construction to again grind to a halt.

  • Amazon Justice: Sarayaku's Historic Week

    Amazon Justice: Sarayaku's Historic Week

    August 1, 2013 – While the apology and right to no repetition is still pending, the state's transfer of funds is certainly historic in Ecuador – no government has been forced to hand over that kind of money to an indigenous group.

  • From Brazil, European Greens Condemn Belo Monte

    From Brazil, European Greens Condemn Belo Monte

    July 30, 2013 – "A project as big as Belo Monte cannot be constructed on a provisional legal basis and by the logic of fait accompli. The Supreme Court is currently shutting up judicial rulings on the basis of a law stemming from dictatorial times."

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