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US sabotages negotiations on draft REDD text

December 16, 2009

by Chris Lang / (bellacenter-COP15-Copenhagen, Denmark)– Discussions late into the night on Monday (14 December 2009) in Copenhagen made the REDD text worse. The main culprits were the US and Colombia. [...]


December 10, 2009

Media Contacts: Copenhagen: Andrew Miller +45-53997413 (mobile)Kevin Koenig +45-53996824 (mobile)San Francisco: Ruxandra Guidi +1-512-704-3150 (mobile)  Official delegations from 192 countries – including an estimated 100 heads of state amongst them U.S. [...]

Letter from Peoples Affected by Brazil's Development Bank

November 25, 2009

The following letter came out of a three-day meeting organized by the Plataforma BNDES, a group of Brazilian and South American civil society organizations and social movements pushing to reform Brazil's Development Bank (BNDES) from a highly questionable and destructive development model. [...]

U'wa Resistance Against Petroleum and Megaprojects

October 8, 2009

Thursday, October 8, 2009By: Actualidad Étnica The U'wa indigenous community, that has opposed the exploitation of natural resources in their sacred and ancestral territory since 1995, announced that they will carry out a resistance action in Cubará, Boyacá on October 12 and 13. [...]

COLOMBIA: Resistencia Uwa contra petroleras y megaproyectos

October 8, 2009

La comunidad indígena Uwa, que desde 1995 se ha opuesto a la explotación de recursos naturales en su territorio sagrado y ancestral, anunció que simultáneamente a la gran Minga Nacional, este 12 y 13 de octubre realizará una actividad de resistencia en Cubará, Boyacá, para manifestar su oposición contra las actividades que actualmente Ecopetrol realiza en la zona y otros megaproyectos que el Gobierno Nacional preten [...]

Open Letter from the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon to Ecuador and the World

October 1, 2009

Open Letter from theConfederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazonto Ecuador and the WorldPuyo, EcuadorUnión BaseSeptember 30, 2009 The Governing Council of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon CONFENIAE, denounces and holds responsible the government of Rafael Correa Delgado before the national and international human rights organizations in witness of t [...]

The Madeira Dams: Impacts and Actions in Bolivian Territory

September 4, 2009

Jirau and Santo Antonio promise to cost much more than the stated financial value of their construction: deforestation, disease, damage to fish populations, just to name a few. These and other costs, however, will not be paid only by Brazilians; Bolivians will also bear the costs of these mega-projects. By: Thais Iervolino, Translated by: Sérgio Veloso dos Santos Júnior Energy. [...]

APRODEH: Open Letter To Peruvian President Alan Garcia

August 10, 2009

Dr. Alan García PérezPresident of the Republic of Peru Mr. President – As citizens of Peru and the world, we are writing to you about the disproportionate and violent police incursion carried out to remove protesting indigenous people in Bagua, Amazonas, that Santiago Munuin Valera, a 52 year old Awajun indigenous leader, has been seriously injured. [...]

A People Beyond the Riverbanks

August 4, 2009

Written By Cristiano Navarro, Brasil de FatoTranslated by Natalia Taddei Bolivians will be affected by the dam projects, yet their lands have been not included Brazil's environmental impact study. [...]

Tragic history repeats itself on Brazil's Madeira River

July 16, 2009

By: Christian Poirier, Amazon Watch Brazil Program Coordinator Along the banks of Brazil's Madeira River, the rusty remnants of the Madeira-Mamoré railroad, built a century ago to run steam engines from Porto Velho to Guajará-Mirim in Bolivia, lay in ruins. [...]

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