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Cinco pasos legales para combatir la crisis climática

23 Nov 2022 - 22:54

En el texto elaborado por el abogado ambientalista y de derechos humanos Steven Donziger propone los que serían cinco pasos legales para ayudar a combatir la crisis climática.

Amazon people turn to water tanks after environmental disaster

24 Mar 2020 - 08:52

Sixty years ago the Kofan had no need to collect rainfall, given the Amazon’s many rivers, streams, creeks and springs. But then oil companies arrived.

'Defending our existence': Colombian tribe stands in way of oil exploration

3 Abr 2019 - 08:57

In part three of our series, the Siona people stress opposition to any operations on their territory By David Hill

Colombian tribe calls for action on alleged effects of UK oil firm

26 Feb 2019 - 10:11

In Puerto Silencio, like across the vast majority of the rural Amazon, the local river is the main source of water – for drinking, cooking, bathing, swimming, and washing...

Rights not “fortress conservation” key to save planet, says UN expert

16 Jul 2018 - 10:59

The report effectively consists of an open letter by the Rapporteur, a brief by her and two former RRI employees, and five case-studies on India, Indonesia, Panama, Peru and..

'The war goes on’: one tribe caught up in Colombia’s armed conflict

28 Jun 2018 - 01:19

Today the Siona number roughly 2,600. In 2009 Colombia’s Constitutional Court declared them “the victims of extremely serious individual and collective human rights violations

Canadian lynched in Peru after being accused of shaman's death

25 Abr 2018 - 00:01

Olivia Arévalo, a female shaman with the native Shipibo-Konibo people, was shot twice and died on Thursday near her home in the village of Victoria Gracia in Peru

‘Our territory is our life’: one struggle against mining in Ecuador

18 Abr 2018 - 19:34

These newest concessions bordering Sinangoe have appeared despite recent pledges by Ecuador’s president Lenín Moreno that no new mining concessions would be awarded

Minsa afirma que acciones de resguardo a los Nahua son permanentes

27 Ene 2018 - 05:30

Tras revelarse la afectación de mercurio del pueblo indígena Nahua y la falta de acciones en el sector Salud, el Minsa señaló que se ha brindado atención integral.

Remote Amazon tribe hit by mercury crisis, leaked report says

24 Ene 2018 - 09:00

One Nahua man, who prefers to remain anonymous, told the Guardian “almost everyone” is contaminated with mercury and the government has “forgotten” them.

Amazon tribe saves plant lore with ‘healing forests’ and encyclopedia

28 Nov 2017 - 06:57

Each tree or plant was transplanted from elsewhere in the forest: some as seeds, seedlings, some cuttings, some saplings, and others as epiphytes grafted onto standing trees.

Will European supermarkets act over Paraguay forest destruction?

6 Sep 2017 - 01:41

The Paraguayan Chaco is on course to lose more than 200,000 hectares of forest this year: an area the size of Manhattan every fortnight”

$1bn to clean up the oil in Peru’s northern Amazon

8 Ago 2017 - 00:06

The impacts on the Achuar, Kichwa, Kukama, Quechua and Urarina indigenous peoples living in this region have been appalling: contaminated rivers, streams, lakes, lagoons, soil

Ecuadorians denounce foreign loggers in Yasuni national park

20 Jun 2017 - 09:43

The loggers are crossing the border from Peru and mainly extracting cedar from territories used by indigenous peoples living in “isolation”, according to the NGOs

Medio británico alerta sobre reducción de estándares ambientales

3 Mayo 2017 - 12:16

Reconocido diario The Guardian alerta sobre medida asumida por el Ministerio del Ambiente de Perú que reduce estándares de contaminación en el aire.

Peru's plans to cut air quality rules would smooth sale of top polluter

3 Mayo 2017 - 01:22

It’s a fairly common tactic in Peru to issue a significant or potentially controversial decision or resolution when you hope no one is paying attention. 24, 26 or 31 Dec...

Canadian oil firm pulls out of national park in Peru's Amazon

26 Abr 2017 - 01:00

Pacific signed a contract for the concession in 2007, the year after a significant chunk of it had been declared a supposedly “protected natural area” but eight years before..

Top Bolivian NGO facing eviction - given just days to move archive

16 Abr 2017 - 14:16

Director of CEDIB in Cochabamba says they’re being punished for criticising natural resource exploitation and other government policies.