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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 )

- 1000 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 )

- 1014 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 )

- 1031 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 )

- 1076 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 )

- 1086 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 )

- 1090 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 )

- 1093 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 )

- 1103 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 )

- 1133 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Hold Chevron Accountable for Polluting the Amazon
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Amazon, Chevron, energy, pollution, protection, world, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

- 1160 days ago -
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 )

- 1161 days ago -
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 )

- 1182 days ago -
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!
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 )

- 1238 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.
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 )

- 1271 days ago -
On Thursday roughly 200 indigenous people launched an occupation of a key construction site for the controversial Belo Monte dam in the Brazilian Amazon.
On Earthday TAKE ACTION for the Amazon !
Environment  (tags: Amazon, rainforest, earthday, "11th Oil Round", exploitation, Ecuador, President Correa )

- 1282 days ago -
In honor of Earth Day and for our common future, let's raise our voices together! Sign, share and tweet like mad !

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