Eye on the Amazon
  • Brazilian Version Released of the Google Earth Animation on the Belo Monte Monster Dam

    September 15, 2010 – Today, a Brazilian version of the powerful 3-D Google Earth video about the Belo Monte Monster Dam was released. Narrated in Portuguese by Brazilian actor Dira Paes, the video will take you on a breathtaking tour of the Xingu River Basin and show you what will happen if this monstrous Belo Monte dam is built.

  • "Hero" Lawyer Pablo Fajardo on Taking on Chevron in Ecuador: "I Fight for Justice and for Life"

    September 10, 2010 – The Harvard International Law Journal recently published a thoughtful article by Pablo Fajardo, the acclaimed human rights activist and lead counsel for the 30,000 indigenous people and farmers of the Ecuadorian Amazon working to hold American oil giant Chevron (formerly Texaco) accountable for what he calls "serious violations against the environment and people of the region."

  • The September Eye on the Amazon Is Out!

    September 9, 2010 – The latest version of our Eye on the Amazon enewsletter is out and online. Among other developments, it highlights the historic agreement the Government of Ecuador has made with the United Nations to create a trust fund in exchange for refraining from drilling for oil in the Yasuni National Park.

  • Treehugger.com on James Cameron's Fight Against the Belo Monte Dam

    August 28, 2010 – As many supporters of Amazon Watch know by now, Avatar director and powerhouse filmmaker James Cameron has joined forces with us on a critical campaign in Brazil. Treehugger.com takes a look at Cameron's work today.

  • A Big Push to Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam

    August 27, 2010 – It's a big day for Amazon Watch and our Brazil campaign team. We're involved in a major push to highlight the struggle against the Belo Monte Monster Dam in the Brazilian Amazon.

  • A Photo Essay of Achuar Life and Resistance to Oil Drilling

    August 22, 2010 – Amazon Watch's Corporate Campaigns Director Mitch Anderson recently traveled deep into the heart of the territory of the Achuar people in Peru, and he has posted a moving photo essay about his recent visit.

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