Eye on the Amazon
  • Ecuadorian Indigenous Organization Resists Efforts To Divide and Undermine Its Work

    Ecuadorian Indigenous Organization Resists Efforts To Divide and Undermine Its Work

    October 5, 2016 – Last Wednesday Amazon Watch received a very disturbing call: the headquarters of CONFENIAE, the regional organization of eleven indigenous peoples which represents nearly 1,500 communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon, was being taken by storm.

  • #EndAmazonCrude Campaign Takes Off!

    #EndAmazonCrude Campaign Takes Off!

    September 30, 2016 – With your help we will end destructive oil extraction in the Amazon. Our climate can't afford it and the indigenous communities fighting to save their homes and cultures need us to unite behind them today.

  • Now Is the Time To #EndAmazonCrude!

    Now Is the Time To #EndAmazonCrude!

    September 28, 2016 – Today Amazon Watch issued a new call to the consumers and companies in the U.S. and around the world: End Amazon Crude! With the release of a new investigative report, an animated video by long-time ally and Pulitzer Prize winning animator Mark Fiore, an infographic, and a petition to demand that refineries in the U.S. stop sourcing crude from the rainforest, our new campaign to End Amazon Crude kicks off with a bang, and we want you to join us in this important call to action.

  • Portraits of Resistance: Inside the Peaceful U'wa Uprising

    Portraits of Resistance: Inside the Peaceful U'wa Uprising

    September 26, 2016 – Peace is more than the silencing of guns, and that the peace accord will not address all sources of violence in the conflict. To that end, we share with you this guest blog from Bogota-based activists working with our partners of the U'wa Nation in Colombia, recounting the U'wa's recent struggle to recover their ancestral territory from oil drilling.

  • Global Solidarity from the Amazon to Standing Rock

    Global Solidarity from the Amazon to Standing Rock

    September 22, 2016 – The Sioux fight is representative of other fights around the globe. If Standing Rock wins this, we will win other fights for social and environmental justice. We all need to work together to build this global justice movement around the globe.

  • Calling Chevron's Bluff

    Calling Chevron's Bluff

    September 19, 2016 – One of the worst oil-related disasters in history occurred when Texaco, later purchased by oil giant Chevron, deliberately dumped 18 billion gallons of toxic waste into the Ecuadorian Amazon over the course of decades. Amazon Watch spent four days last week in a courthouse in Toronto to witness the latest, and hopefully last, chapter in this epic quest for justice.

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