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Peru: Amazon Tribes Sacrificed to Gas Project
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, corporate greed, Amazon, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

Cal
- 80 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru has approved the highly controversial expansion of the Camisea gas project onto the land of isolated Amazon tribes - who will be put at risk of a massive death toll or extinction from introduced diseases.
Peru - Gas Expansion in Amazon 'Indigenous Reserve'
Environment  (tags: Amazon, energy projects, indigenous rights, cultural genocide, ecocice, protection, wildlife, environment, destruction, energy, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 94 days ago - theecologist.org
Peru is to expand its Camisea gas project although it threatens uncontacted Amazon tribes with extinction
Amazon Forest Loss Risks Water Security Across South America
Environment  (tags: Amazon, water security, indigenous rights, scarcity, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, energy, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 111 days ago - theecologist.org
Water, food supplies and energy production are all in jeopardy as the Amazon forest is felled for profit
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Jumps 28% in 2013
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, rainforest destruciton, Amazon, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, forests, destruction, conservation, wildlife )

Cal
- 156 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon jumped 28% in 2013 sparking concerns that recent progress in reducing forest loss in the world's largest rainforest may be in danger of reversing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Spread the Word, Save The Amazon Rainforest From Slash And Burn
Environment  (tags: AMAZON, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, conservation, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, forests )

Cal
- 166 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Slash and burn creates good soil to harvest but only for a limited time. After a few years of harvesting on it, the soil is damaged and no good. Farmers then leave tis poor soil and slash and burn another part of the Amazon Rainforest
TAKE ACTION NOW! SAVE THE AMAZON: Support Indigenous Women to Save Life and the Environment
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, AMAZON, indigenous rights, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, destruction, protection, world, wildlife, nature )

Cal
- 170 days ago - change.org
In light of the recent debate around the Yasuní-ITT initiative and extractive threats, women of the Amazon feel a deep urgency to come to the defense of Mother Earth
Calamity Calling: What If We Lost the Amazon?
Environment  (tags: Amazon, environment, destruction, climate-change, globalwarming, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, politics, habitat, protection )

Cal
- 173 days ago - globalpost.com
The Amazon rainforest is best known for its vibrant wildlife and endless canopy. But it also plays a key role in the world's climate.
TAKE ACITON NOW! Prevent Drilling in Yasuni National Park
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, energy, AMAZON, OIL DRILLING, oil drilling, government, green, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, protection, nature, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 183 days ago - forcechange.com
Last week, Ecuador's National Assembly voted to allow oil drilling in the Yasuni National Park. This drilling project would produce 980 million barrels of crude oil and roughly $18.3 billion in profit for Ecuador, but the environmental toll on the park wo
Indigenous Peoples Resume Occupation of Brazil's Belo Monte Dam Site
Environment  (tags: native rights, AMazon, indigenous rights, activism, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics, pollution, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 213 days ago - news.mongabay.com
150 indigenous protesters have once again occupied the Belo Monte dam site in an effort to block the controversial project, reports Amazon Watch, an NGO that is helping lead the fight against the dam.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Hold Chevron Accountable for Polluting the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Amazon, Chevron, energy, pollution, protection, world, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 240 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand Chevron clean up toxic waste sites in the Ecuadorian Amazon and compensate indigenous peoples for devastating health effects from pollution
Pesticide Problems in the Amazon
Environment  (tags: peticides, Amazon, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, destruction, animals, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 241 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Intensive land modification in many parts of the Brazilian Amazon is exposing large numbers of species to pesticides with unknown impacts, according to Luis Schiesari of the University of São Paulo, Brazil
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Amazon and Its Indigenous People From Brazilian Mega-Dam
Environment  (tags: activism, Amazon, politics, Belo Monte Dam, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms, world, politics )

Cal
- 262 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Survival International is petitioning Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff to suspend plans to build the dam until local indigenous communities have given their free consent. Sign today before it's too late!
Ganges, Nile and Amazon Seen Suffering More Floods From Warming
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, dirty energy, fossil fuels, emissions, flooding, Ganges, river, India, Amazon, South America )

Brian
- 314 days ago - trust.org
As man-made climate change accelerates, flooding will become more common in many regions around the earth.
Ecuador Oil Spill Pollutes Amazon Tributary
Environment  (tags: Ecuador, Quijos River, Amazon, 420, 000 gal. oil spill, regional capital Coca, Coca / Napo confluence, drinking water contaminated, crude oil, landslide, pipeline, Petroecuador, Peru / Brazil on alert )

Judy
- 318 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Ecuador's state oil company resumed pumping through the country's main pipeline on Tuesday, 4 days after it was damaged by a landslide. But crude spilled by the accident reached tributaries of the Amazon River and polluted drinking water downstream.
Tribesmen Launch 'Occupy' Protest at Dam Site in the Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: activism, Amazon, politics, Belo Monte Dam, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms, world, politics )

Cal
- 351 days ago - news.mongabay.com
On Thursday roughly 200 indigenous people launched an occupation of a key construction site for the controversial Belo Monte dam in the Brazilian Amazon.
 

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