Eye on the Amazon
  • The Amazon is Not for Sale!

    The Amazon is Not for Sale!

    February 14, 2013 – "We've seen the impact of oil extraction in Ecuador and the impact of oil refining here in Houston. We know that it only brings contamination, poverty, and cultural destruction. We will defend our sacred lands and culture as we have for millennia."

  • Brazil's Energy Crisis Creates Opportunities for Alternatives

    Brazil's Energy Crisis Creates Opportunities for Alternatives

    February 12, 2013 – Despite the recent alarming shortages, the Brazilian government denies the need to implement electricity conservation measures – an option deemed "ridiculous" by President Dilma Rousseff.

  • Kangaroo Court Favors Chevron. Surprise, Surprise!

    Kangaroo Court Favors Chevron. Surprise, Surprise!

    February 11, 2013 – Chevron has found an obscure private arbitration panel, acting under the mantle of the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty, in an attempt to circumvent justice in Ecuador and threaten that country into interfering in the Lago Agrio case.

  • Your Actions Make the Difference for the Xingu and Its People

    Your Actions Make the Difference for the Xingu and Its People

    February 7, 2013 – I am writing on behalf of the magical and mystical Amazon rainforest and the traditional populations that inhabit its sacred places. Last year you followed our battles and supported us, and your actions made a difference.

  • Indigenous Leaders Confront Ecuadorian Government in Houston

    Indigenous Leaders Confront Ecuadorian Government in Houston

    February 5, 2013 – Indigenous leaders from the Ecuadorian Amazon have traveled to Houston to challenge the Ecuadorian government face-to-face during its XI Round oil concession promotional activities.

  • A Raging River

    A Raging River

    Waves engulf homes and fish turn up dead, while fishermen go hungry. The Santo Antônio hydroelectric dam changed the river and life in Rondônia.

    January 24, 2013 – "It's going to start", warned a friend who worked on the dam's construction. "The Madeira River is dangerous, it demands respect. The engineers say that they have all the technology, but nothing controls the reaction of this river."

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