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Ecuador Issues Permit to Drill in Amazon Reserve
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, Amazon, drillingdestruction, energy, world, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 48 days ago -
Ecuador's government has issued an environmental permit for oil drilling in the pristine Amazon reserve that President Rafael Correa initially offered to exempt from exploration if rich countries would pay his government.
GOOD NEWS! Happy Amazon: $215 Million Raised for World's Largest Protected Area Network
Environment  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, Happy Amazon, GoodNews )

- 49 days ago -
Three times larger than all of the U.S.'s national parks combined, it's the world's largest protected area network.
Stop Amazon Selling Bee-Killing Poisons - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Amazon, stop, selling, bees, killing, pesticide )

- 51 days ago -
ASK AMAZON TO STOP selling all neonicotinoid-based garden pesticides including Bayer's Provado, Ultimate Bug Killer, Vine Weevil Killer, Lawn Grub Treatment, Tree and Shrub 'Protector' , Rose Care Insecticide.
Stolen Information May Derail Yasuni Drilling Referendum
Environment  (tags: environment, activists, political disruption, Amazon, protection, pollution, wildlife, humans, ecosystems, forests )

- 70 days ago -
nvironmental activists in Ecuador are accusing the country's National Electoral Council of breaking into sealed boxes to interfere with completed petitions that call for a referendum on oil drilling in the Amazonian region of Yasuní.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon From Another Big Oil Disaster!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Amazon, Big Oil profits, ecosystems, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions )

- 78 days ago -
Jaime and his Achuar people are guardians of a spectacular land teeming with one-of-a-kind plants and animals. But Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, is racing to sell off the Achuar's rainforest home and the neighboring Yasuni National Park to greedy in
Ecuador Faces Vote on Yasuni Park Oil Drilling in Amazon
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, AMazon, development, indigenous rights, oil drilling, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, politics )

- 84 days ago -
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have collected enough signatures to have a referendum on whether the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon should be opened to further oil exploration.
Peru: Amazon Tribes Sacrificed to Gas Project
Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, corporate greed, Amazon, protection, healthconditions, humans, world, environment, ecosystems, destruction, green )

- 161 days ago -
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 )

- 175 days ago -
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 )

- 192 days ago -
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 )

- 237 days ago -
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 )

- 247 days ago -
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 )

- 251 days ago -
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 )

- 254 days ago -
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 )

- 264 days ago -
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 )

- 294 days ago -
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.

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