Eye on the Amazon
  • A Tragedy Foretold? Colombia’s U'wa People Facing Violent Eviction

    A Tragedy Foretold? Colombia’s U'wa People Facing Violent Eviction

    April 29, 2014 – A forcible eviction of the U'wa from their encampment would certainly be a horrific event. The U'wa are pacifists by culture – while they are not willing to kill anyone for their beliefs, they are willing to die for them.

  • "The U’wa Nation Will Continue our Peaceful Protest"

    "The U’wa Nation Will Continue our Peaceful Protest"

    April 26, 2014 – The situation for Colombia's U'wa people is both more hopeful and also more precarious than it has been in years. This could be a watershed moment – either allowing them to achieve several key demands or ending in tragedy.

  • The Bush Doctrine Comes to Oakland Courtesy of Chevron

    The Bush Doctrine Comes to Oakland Courtesy of Chevron

    April 23, 2014 – Chevron is so scared of the truth that even having someone in the room who might talk about their acts is a threat. This is not an isolated incident, but rather a concerted attack on environmental advocacy.

  • Colombia’s U’wa – Two Decades Later, Fighting On

    Colombia’s U’wa – Two Decades Later, Fighting On

    April 17, 2014 – "We refuse to be silent and we are going to mobilize ourselves and once again engage in protest actions against the extraction of oil which will damage our Mother Earth."

  • "Rivers Teach Us to Ignore Borders and Continue the Struggle"

    "Rivers Teach Us to Ignore Borders and Continue the Struggle"

    Declaration of the Xingu Alive Forever Movement

    April 16, 2014 – Belo Monte has not killed the resistance. Its cement has not blinded all people’s eyes, nor has its money bought all consciences. Its repression has not deadened courage or silenced mouths; its lies have not deafened all ears.

  • We Did It! ¡Todos Somos Yasunidos!

    We Did It! ¡Todos Somos Yasunidos!

    April 15, 2014 – On April 12th, something incredibly inspiring happened in Ecuador. Yasunidos, a civil society collective of environmentalists, artists, activists, and indigenous leaders, delivered nearly 800,000 signatures calling for a national referendum on oil drilling in Yasuní National Park.

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