Eye on the Amazon
  • Marching for Real Climate Leadership in Our Oakland Backyard

    Marching for Real Climate Leadership in Our Oakland Backyard

    February 11, 2015 – Amazon Watch, allies, friends and wee ones joined some 8,000 mostly Californians in downtown Oakland over the weekend to call for an end to the state’s use of fracking and to demand stronger leadership on combating climate change within a climate justice framework.

  • Oil in the Peruvian Amazon: A 2015 Panorama

    Oil in the Peruvian Amazon: A 2015 Panorama

    February 6, 2015 – Once again, the most prolific oil complex in Peru's Amazon region has exploded with local indigenous protests, grinding oil production to a halt. Both Achuar & Kichwa indigenous communities have risen up, stopping roughly 3,100 barrels/day of oil production.

  • Reflections on the Xingu: A Campaigner's Return to the Amazon

    Reflections on the Xingu: A Campaigner's Return to the Amazon

    February 3, 2015 – The battle against Belo Monte is far from over, as last week's protests illustrate. Many lessons have been learned, steeling resistance and resilience for the coming clash over the government's plans to wreck the spectacular Tapajós.

  • Chevron Crowned World’s Worst!

    Chevron Crowned World’s Worst!

    January 27, 2015 – Last Friday Amazon Watch returned to Davos to attend the 16th and final Public Eye Award ceremony where the international web community awarded Chevron the Lifetime Award for its disaster in Ecuador and subsequent efforts to evade responsibility.

  • Looking Back in Brazil, Onward in 2015!

    Looking Back in Brazil, Onward in 2015!

    January 20, 2015 – As 2015 kicks off, it's important to reach out to our supporters and followers and to take a moment to assess our work last year and take a peek at the year to come.

  • Petroperú Slicks Seep On in the Amazon

    Petroperú Slicks Seep On in the Amazon

    January 15, 2015 – It's been weeks since a Petroperú pipeline ruptured just upriver from San Pedro – again – one of five known breaks in the region in less than six months that spewed crude into the jungle and contaminated the river and surrounding rainforest within Kukama territory and the buffer zone of the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, the largest protected area of its kind in the country.

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