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Deep in the Amazon, One Tribe Is Beating Big Oil
Environment  (tags: activism, Ecuador, world, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, world, nature, humans, politics )

- 13 hours ago -
The people of Sarayaku in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest are a leading force in 21st century indigenous resistance
Mining Activist Released After Being Charged With Terrorism, Rebellion in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, Javier Ramirez, Ecuador, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics, world )

- 43 days ago -
Ecuador's government has been accused of becoming increasingly aggressive towards environmental activists. In 2013, the government shutdown one of the country's biggest environmental NGOs, Fundación Pachamama, over a dispute over oil drilling in the Amaz
Why Is Ecuador Selling Its Economic and Environmental Future to China?
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Ecuador, politics, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 100 days ago -
The slick, oily underside of Correa's "citizens' revolution."
Stop the Destruction of the Ecuadorian Amazon
Environment  (tags: Aquarico river, Parahuaico river, Petroamazona, Ecuador, indigenous )

- 245 days ago -
Publicly condemn the massive oil spill into the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers; ensure that the area is fully remediated and affected communities are appropriately compensated; and revoke Petroamazonas' licenses for future drilling.
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 )

- 663 days ago -
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.
On Earthday TAKE ACTION for the Amazon !
Environment  (tags: Amazon, rainforest, earthday, "11th Oil Round", exploitation, Ecuador, President Correa )

- 707 days ago -
In honor of Earth Day and for our common future, let's raise our voices together! Sign, share and tweet like mad !
Ecuadorean Tribe Will 'Die Fighting' to Defend Rainforest (See Action in Comments)
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Ecuador, raingorest, Jasuni National Park, Petroamazonas, oil, indigenous, exploitation, Kichwa tribe, Vandana Shiwa )

- 749 days ago -
In what looks set to be one of the most one-sided struggles in the history of Amazon forest conservation, an indigenous community of about 400 villagers is preparing to resist the Ecuadorean army and one of the biggest oil companies in South America.
Oil Showdown in the Amazon - TAKE ACTION
Environment  (tags: Amazon, Ecuador, Big Oil, indigenous people, rainforest, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, ecosystems, destruction, globalwarming, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 785 days ago -
Ecuador's Kichwa people have asked for our help to stop the government turning their forest home into an oil field.
Presidente De La Republica De Ecuador: Stop Destroying Yasuni Rainforest-"Something Must Remain for the Huaorani" ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, habitatdestruction, Yasuni Rainforest, Huaorani, Amazon, Ecuador, indigenous people )

- 1029 days ago -
"We used to defend our territory with wooden spears," the Huaorani say. "Now we launched a petition on, and we are asking for your help."
World Pays Ecuador Not to Extract Oil From Rainforest
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, ecuador, destruction, conservation, endangered, energy, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, Sustainabililty, nature, forests, wildlife, ecosystems )

- 1186 days ago -
An alliance of European local authorities, national governments, US film stars, Japanese shops, soft drink companies and Russian foundations have stepped in to prevent oil companies exploiting 900m barrels of crude oil from one of the world's most biologi
Shareholders Put the Heat on Chevron
Environment  (tags: Chevron, Ecuador, SEC, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 1403 days ago -
Despite the upheavel, in its newly-released annual report, Chevron gives itself glowing reviews for a job well done. But Trillium, a watchdog company dedicated to sustainable investment, sees things differently--it released a letter to the Securities...
ACTION ALERT: Chevron: Clean Up Your Toxic Mess in Ecuador ! ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: oil spill, ecuador, destruction, devastation, chevron, oil company, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, habitatdestruction, nature, wildlife )

- 1611 days ago -
Over the course of twenty-six years of oil drilling in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest, U.S. oil giant Chevron deliberately dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into the rainforest, leaving local people suffering a wave of cancers,
Why the World Should Pay Ecuador Millions of Dollars To Do Nothing
Environment  (tags: environment, Ecuador, habitat, nature, protection )

- 1676 days ago -
When you hear the words "environment" and "Ecuador" used together, you probably think about the ongoing legal battle to hold Chevron accountable for the environmental and public health disaster in the Amazon caused by its subsidiary, Texaco.
US Denies Climate Aid to Countries Opposing Copenhagen Accord
Environment  (tags: environment, climate aid, denied, Bolivia, Ecuador, protection, climate-change )

- 1816 days ago -
Bolivia and Ecuador will be denied aid after both opposed the accord
ACTION ALERT: Urge Chevron to Clean Up Its Oil Spill in the Amazon !!
Environment  (tags: chevron, oil drilling stations, ecuador, destruction, habitatdestruction, pollution, environment )

- 1837 days ago -
Chevron's outdated and dangerous oil drilling stations in the Ecuadorian rainforest have caused what may be the most devastating environmental catastrophe in history. Thousands of Ecuadorians' lives and countless plants and animals have been destroyed

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