Long-time Amazon Watch counterparts from Sarayaku were in Costa Rica over the week of July 4th, bringing their own government before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Called by the legendary elder Kayapó Chief Raoni Metyktire, the assembly in Piaraçu aimed to discuss the impending human rights and environmental disaster that is the Belo Monte Dam on the Lower Xingu.
Amazon Watch and RAN are supporting a delegation of courageous indigenous and campesino leaders as they journey from the Amazon all the way to the U.S.
The two met with members of the Kayopo and other Amazonian communities before speaking events at the World Forum on Sustainability.
A journey to the heart of the Ecuadorian rainforest to experience both Chevron's legacy of contamination and the pristine and breathtaking Yasuni National Forest.
A new report by the Federation of Indigenous Communities of the Corrientes River reveals the devastating ongoing impacts of oil drilling.
Indigenous leaders traveled to Paris and London to protest the construction of mega-dams in the Amazon.
Protesters in front of the court house where Shuar Indigenous leader Pepe Acacho and others are being processed demand that the charges against them be dropped.
Outside the Brazilian Congress and Presidential Palace, hundreds of people gathered in protest, including indigenous chiefs and community leaders from the Xingu River basin.
This is the first in a series of photo essays documenting the cultural and environmental destruction in this region of Ecuador by Texaco (now Chevron).