Eye on the Amazon
  • Peru: New President, Old Tensions

    Peru: New President, Old Tensions

    November 2, 2016 – After five lackluster years under President Ollanta Humala, Peru is facing a new political scenario with the ascension of Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to the presidency. Here are some of the flashpoints Amazon Watch will be monitoring in the coming months and years.

  • Solidarity for Water Protectors from North Dakota to the Amazon

    Solidarity for Water Protectors from North Dakota to the Amazon

    October 26, 2016 – Why are so many indigenous peoples protesting oil pipelines? One big reason: to prevent the spills that invariably occur with pipelines and end up contaminating water sources and their territories.

  • Belo Monte: After the Flood

    Belo Monte: After the Flood

    October 25, 2016 – Belo Monte: After the Flood is a documentary exploring the effects of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam on the environment and peoples of the Brazilian city of Altamira and the Xingu River basin, a tributary to the Amazon River.

  • Reimagining Progress: Voices from the Ecuadorian Amazon

    Reimagining Progress: Voices from the Ecuadorian Amazon

    October 24, 2016 – Developed jointly by the pair after experiencing first-hand the pressures faced by indigenous people in the Ecuadorian Amazon during 2015, the project was launched with the primary aim of raising international awareness of some of the key threats currently faced by the S├ípara and Kichwa communities of Ecuador, specifically their long-running struggle to resist the imminent entry of oil companies onto their territory and efforts to preserve their culture in the face of globalization.

  • 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.

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