Eye on the Amazon
  • Sarayaku's "Canoe of Life" Has a Valiant Spirit

    Sarayaku's "Canoe of Life" Has a Valiant Spirit

    December 8, 2015 – For months Sarayaku - with our help - has been planning the canoe's journey to Paris. In the end, the canoe had its own plans. And, I'm realizing, the canoe's ultimate trajectory might well have been more wise than what we had laid out. The Canoe of Life's spirit continues to reveal itself.

  • "Kindy Challwa" Canoe of Life of the Kichwa First People of Sarayaku

    "Kindy Challwa" Canoe of Life of the Kichwa First People of Sarayaku

    December 7, 2015 – After a long adventure of over a year – after the idea was born, after selecting the tree, after building the canoe, after being transported to the city, after having to respond to the demands of the Ministry of Environment and a review by the Ecuadorian police – on the 7th of December, the Canoe of Life arrived in Paris, France.

  • “Humanity – Together – Is in Danger of Extinction. Are We Really Understanding This?”

    “Humanity – Together – Is in Danger of Extinction. Are We Really Understanding This?”

    In Pictures! Sarayaku and Amazon Watch Capture COP21 Paris

    December 3, 2015 – "Now is the time to stop these destructive ideas in our ancestral territories and around the world! We as indigenous peoples have the opportunity to bring our vision – and a clear proposal – that could call on a transformation for all of humanity."

  • 10 Reasons Why Climate Initiatives Should Not Include Large Hydropower Projects

    10 Reasons Why Climate Initiatives Should Not Include Large Hydropower Projects

    A Civil Society Manifesto for the Support of Real Climate Solutions

    December 3, 2015 – Support from climate initiatives is one of the reasons why more than 3,700 hydropower dams are currently under construction and in the pipeline. Yet large hydropower projects are a false solution to climate change.

  • Solidarity for Victims of Violence in Beirut and Paris

    Solidarity for Victims of Violence in Beirut and Paris

    November 16, 2015 – Our hearts go out to all the victims of the violent attacks in Beirut and Paris last week, to their loved ones and all those in the path of violence in response to these attacks. We condemn these acts of senseless violence.

  • Fierce Determination: Learning from an Indigenous Woman Warrior

    Fierce Determination: Learning from an Indigenous Woman Warrior

    November 6, 2015 – "The land is for the people who are living in the rainforest...My territory is already contaminated. How can I back down? How will my children live a healthy life? How will future generations live?"

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