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yesterday at 22:53. Facebook
#ExploreTheAmazon - there is no greater natural treasure on Earth and no way to mitigate #climatechange without protecting the world's largest tropical forest.

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yesterday at 18:22. Facebook
This week Chevron will hold its annual shareholder's meeting (this time in Texas) and will face criticism from many institutional shareholders on issues ranging from their environmental disaster in Ecuador to hiding information about climate change.

Chevron has also recently been exposed to the U.S. Supreme Court for having bribed a federal witness as part of its retaliatory SLAPP suit agains...
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This week Chevron will hold its annual shareholders meeting this time in

Donny Rico & Chevron make it a crime to defend the environment

Amazon Watch teams up with Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Fiore once again! [Watch the entire Donny Rico series here: http://amwt.ch/3627] To draw attention to C...

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05/28/2017 at 15:57. Facebook
A SHADOWY INTERNATIONAL mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style counterterrorism measures, collaborating closely with police in at least five states, according to internal documents obtained by The Intercept. The documents provide the first detailed picture of how TigerSwan, which originated as a U.S....
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A SHADOWY INTERNATIONAL mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the

Leaked Documents Reveal Counterterrorism Tactics Used at Standing Rock to “Defeat Pipeline Insurgencies”

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Margo Smart
Denise De Wamsley
Doug Kenfield
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05/27/2017 at 22:39. Facebook
In Brazil, the agribusiness and mining lobbies await the president's signature on a bill allowing them to take over huge rainforest area. This is horrific and a danger to all life on Earth.
In Brazil the agribusiness and mining lobbies await the presidents signature on

Ruralistas e Temer fazem o loteamento da Amazônia

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Guilherme Charters
Elizabeth Aguilar
Richard Metz
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05/27/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Insecure tenure rights have been shown to limit women’s choices concerning marriage and non-marital unions, leading to higher incidences of domestic violence, increased rates of HIV infections and diminished capacity to deal with the consequences of AIDS. By contrast, safe and secure land rights generate positive socio-economic outcomes for women, their families and the communities in which...
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Insecure tenure rights have been shown to limit womens choices concerning marriage

To save the world's forests, protect women's land rights

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A Canadian-headquartered company, Pacific Exploration and Production, has pulled out of a huge oil and gas concession overlapping a new national park in the Peruvian Amazon. The concession, Lot 135, includes approximately 40% of the Sierra del Divisor national park established in 2015.
A Canadianheadquartered company Pacific Exploration and Production has pulled out of a

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

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China also is proposing a 3,000-mile railway that would slice completely across South America, cutting through remote forests and savannas to transport soy, timber, and other goods to the Pacific coast, where they can be shipped to China. The $60 billion price tag has given Peru pause, but the project is still under discussion.

China is the world's biggest financer and builder of...
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China also is proposing a 3000mile railway that would slice completely across

The dark legacy of China's drive for global resources

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Mahesh Babu
Jimi El Santo
June Thomson
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05/26/2017 at 21:31. Facebook
Ecuador's new president said yesterday that he will soon announce "good news" about amnesties for indigenous and other protestors being criminalized for participating in peaceful protest.

Indigenous groups are currently campaigning for the president to grant amnesties and pardons to the hundreds of people under investigation or imprisoned for protesting oil, gas, mining projects on...
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Ecuadors new president said yesterday that he will soon announce good news

Moreno anuncia cercanía a EEUU y amnistía para indígenas procesados por protestar

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05/26/2017 at 15:47. Facebook
Send your message of solidarity to the indigenous movement of Ecuador!

We stand in solidarity with the indigenous movement of Ecuador and its Amnesty First campaign. We support their demands that:

Their rights to organize, protest, participate, express themselves freely, and resist are respected.

Amnesty is granted to those under criminal investigation for exercising those rights.

Pardons...
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Send your message of solidarity to the indigenous movement of Ecuador

Stand in Solidarity With Persecuted Indigenous Peoples

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05/25/2017 at 22:17. Facebook
- EYE ON THE AMAZON -

As Brazil's President Michel Temer weathers a new storm of corruption allegations that threaten to topple his administration, the rightwing ruralista (elite agribusiness) congressional bloc is cynically leveraging this political chaos to ram through its regressive and malicious agenda. From slashing forest protections to dismantling Brazil's indigenous agency to undoing...
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EYE ON THE AMAZON As Brazils President Michel Temer weathers a

Brazil's Political Chaos Paves the Way for Environmental Plunder

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05/25/2017 at 19:42. Facebook
Solar Power, Communications, and Capacity-Building for Amazonian Communities

Join us for a discussion with Amazon Watch, Empowered By Light, and Give Power on collaborative efforts to bring clean energy, communications capacity, and greater safety to indigenous Amazonian partners on the front lines of some of the world's most emblematic environmental and human rights conflicts. We'll...
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05/25/2017 at 18:18. Facebook
Banks fund destructive #FossilFuel infrastructure from the Arctic to the Amazon. Demand they #DefundPipelines!
Banks fund destructive FossilFuel infrastructure from the Arctic to the Amazon Demand

Sign now to #DeFundPipelines

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05/24/2017 at 23:47. Facebook
Here is one of the things the Pope said in the climate encyclical he gave to Trump. #ClimateChange #Resist #Keepitintheground
Here is one of the things the Pope said in the climate
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05/24/2017 at 18:54. Facebook
Amazon Watch invites you to join us at "Amplify! A Celebration of Voices from the Amazon", an event to honor 20 years of partnership with the U'wa of Colombia and to raise critically important funds to support our ongoing work to defend the Amazon, the rights of indigenous peoples and our global climate.

Schedule
6pm: Cocktail reception, silent auction, and musical entertainment
7pm: Dinner,...
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Amazon Watch invites you to join us at Amplify A Celebration of

Amplify! A Celebration of voices from the Amazon

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05/24/2017 at 16:11. Facebook
- ACTION -

Over 200 indigenous people and other human rights defenders and environmental activists in Ecuador are in prison or facing charges for participating in peaceful protest against destructive mining and oil drilling projects. Instead of protecting the right to protest, the Ecuadorian government uses the judicial system to persecute and prosecute these rights defenders when they take...
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ACTION Over 200 indigenous people and other human rights defenders and

TAKE ACTION - Stand in Solidarity With Persecuted Indigenous Peoples

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Karen Olden
Tina Mullinnex
Max Faulkner
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05/23/2017 at 19:22. Facebook
Happy #WorldTurtleDay!

Check out the Vulnerable Yellow-spotted Amazon River Turtle.
Happy WorldTurtleDay

Check out the Vulnerable Yellowspotted Amazon River Turtle

National Geographic Photo Ark Spotlight: The Vulnerable Yellow-spotted Amazon River Turtle

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05/23/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
In February, a federal grand jury issued indictments of four Standing Rock water protectors on charges of Federal Civil Disorder and Use of Fire to Commit a Federal Crime.

The federal investigators accused the four men—James White, Brennan Nastacio, Dion Ortiz, and Brandon Miller-Castillo—of involvement in setting three highway barricades on fire, which obstructed police during a...
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In February a federal grand jury issued indictments of four Standing Rock

The Federal Government Wants To Imprison These Six Water Protectors

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Bernie Payne
Josianne Sculley
Eric L Cook
Happy #biodiversity day! All photos from Ecuador's Yasuni National Park in the Amazon - the most biodiverse place on the planet and now at risk from oil operations. (Photo credits Bejat McCracken)
Sara Lee
Sheila Brown
Ronald van Keekem
Check out these beautiful photos in El País: Cosmovision & resistance of the Kichwa first peoples of Sarayaku in Ecuador's Amazon:
Check out these beautiful photos in El País Cosmovision resistance of the

Fotos: Cosmovisión y resistencia del pueblo originario kichwa

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Today is international #AntiChevronDay #DiaAntiChevron. Communities around the globe come together to denounce the environmental and human rights crimes committed by Chevron. In Ecuador alone Chevron is responsible for the deliberate dumping of 16 billion gallons of toxic waste into the rainforest. The company has refused to clean up and even countersued after it lost a $9.5 billion judgment....
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Today is international AntiChevronDay DiaAntiChevron Communities around the glob

ChevronToxico | The Campaign for Justice in Ecuador

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