Brazilian high court demands new environmental study, threatening to paralyze mega-dam
April 1, 2014 – Judge José Batista heavily criticized Belo Monte, affirming, "The only concern [in this project] was economic, with a small amount of environmental [concern] and no social concern, especially in regards to indigenous peoples."
Celebrities rise in solidarity with Ecuadorians to defend the Amazon
March 28, 2014 – “The future is in your hands,” said Oscar award winning actor Jared Leto, urging Ecuadorian voters to sign for an oil-free Yasuní. Watch a new video released today featuring celebrity supporters in solidarity with Ecuadorians to defend Yasuní National Park from oil drilling.
ClearWater: Building a movement for clean water & cultural survival
March 26, 2014 – In just two years, ClearWater has installed more than 500 family-sized rainwater systems that serve thousands of people in communities who have long suffered an epidemic of cancer, birth defects, and other illnesses.
March 26, 2014 – Peru was selected to host COP 20, and yet its Minister of Energy and Mines announced a new law that would potentially eliminate submission and approval of Environmental Impact Assessments for oil and gas companies.
March 25, 2014 – Ironically, the grave danger from Chevron's farcical RICO ruling is not to the Ecuadorians seeking justice. The real danger is the precedent this sets for our work to hold Chevron and other U.S. corporations accountable.