Eye on the Amazon
  • Voices of the Xingu: Interview with Karoline Militão

    Voices of the Xingu: Interview with Karoline Militão

    March 12, 2013 – Karol and her family had built a life on what has now become the Pimental Worksite of the Belo Monte Dam. They were expelled from their land and as Karol and her sister say, "they never received even a kilo of salt in compensation."

  • Uncontacted Group Kills Two Natives in Ecuador

    Uncontacted Group Kills Two Natives in Ecuador

    Reprisals, "forced contact" campaign feared after attack in Yasuní National Park

    March 11, 2013 – The victims had sustained previous encounters with the elusive Taromenane, who reportedly conveyed their growing irritation over an influx of outsiders and increased industrial activity in the zone.

  • Women Speak as Crimes Against Women Rise Around Belo Monte

    Women Speak as Crimes Against Women Rise Around Belo Monte

    March 8, 2013 – "The mothers of Altamira are losing their kids to prostitution and drugs. Belo Monte did not bring jobs as promised, only violence," said protestor Maria Dulce Gonçalves.

  • XI Round Campaign Launches in Ecuador

    XI Round Campaign Launches in Ecuador

    La Amazonia que nos Queda

    March 7, 2013 – So much attention has focused on the protection of Yasuní National Park, and yet meanwhile an area of unspoiled and highly biodiverse rainforest many times larger is greatly threatened by the XI Oil Round.

  • Chevron's Kangaroo Court: Citizens United on Steroids

    Chevron's Kangaroo Court: Citizens United on Steroids

    March 4, 2013 – President Correa is no stranger to hyperbole, but in this he is right on the mark: "It's the end of sovereignty, the end of our independence; we have become colonies with these rulings from international courts."

  • To Paris: Don't Let Ecuador Sell You the Amazon!

    To Paris: Don't Let Ecuador Sell You the Amazon!

    March 1, 2013 – As Ecuadorian ministers met with European oil executives and investors, French activists took to the streets to call attention to the disaster oil drilling represents for the forest and seven threatened indigenous communities.

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