Eye on the Amazon
  • Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story

    Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story

    May 18, 2011 – Servio lost both his parents and a sister to cancer that doctors have attributed to drinking water contaminated by toxic crude waste. Since that time, Curipoma has become an active voice for his community.

  • Ecuadorian Delegates Ready for Long Journey to the U.S.

    Ecuadorian Delegates Ready for Long Journey to the U.S.

    May 12, 2011 – In less than one week, Amazon Watch and our allies at Rainforest Action Network will be supporting a delegation of courageous indigenous and campesino leaders as they journey from the remote Ecuadorian Amazon.

  • Chevron Faces Significant Risk in Amazon Controversy

    Chevron Faces Significant Risk in Amazon Controversy

    May 11, 2011 – Chevron has recently been found guilty of massive contamination of the Amazon and fined $18 billion. The company has vowed to fight the verdict "until Hell freezes over." This is both immoral and unwise.

  • Péas Péas Ayui,  Interview with an Achuar leader

    Péas Péas Ayui, Interview with an Achuar leader

    May 4, 2011 – During a recent visit to Peru, Amazon Watch Peru Program Coordinator Gregor MacLennan spoke to Péas Péas Ayui, who explains the Achuar’s opposition to oil drilling in their land.

  • Mining Giant Joins Belo Monte Dam

    Mining Giant Joins Belo Monte Dam

    May 3, 2011 – The world's second-largest mining corporation, Vale, has stepped into one of the world's most controversial dams: Belo Monte. They are banking on the hope that the electricity from so-called "clean" dams can help power a record expansion of dirty mining in the Amazon.

  • A Battle Brews Over Ecuador's New Drilling Plans

    A Battle Brews Over Ecuador's New Drilling Plans

    April 23, 2011 – Indigenous leaders and community representatives launched a new grassroots effort to stop what could be the largest wholesale auction of rainforest and indigenous lands in recent Ecuador history.

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