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The Amazon: Learning for a different future

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A webinar about ways of teaching nad learning about the future of the Amazon, held in the Cabelo Seco community, Marabá, Pará, Brazil

Blood River: the life and murder of Berta Cáceres

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Honduran environmental defender Berta Cáceres was brutally murdered in 2016 because of her opposition to the construction of the Agua Zarca dam, which threatened indigenous Lenca communities. This podcast series examines her life and death.

Chevron’s vendetta against justice continues

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Chevron, found liable to pay $9.5billion for pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon, has never paid a cent. Instead it pursues a relentless vendetta against lawyers who represented its victims in Ecuador.

Ecuador: Intag stands up to mining

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Intag communities in Ecuador are resisting development of a copper mine at Llurimagua, proposed by Enami and Codelco. In Peru, residents of Aquia, Ancásh, accuse the Antamina mine of encroaching on their land without consultation.

Guatemala: water defenders’ 10-year resistance

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An attempted assassination, criminalization, and violent eviction in 2014 didn't stop the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya in Guatemala, which won legal action suspending harmful mining activities.

Brazil: mining destruction in the Amazon

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The latest report by APIB and Amazon Watch, is the fourth in their Complicity in Destruction series covering the perpetual destructive mining practices in the Amazon and the impacts these have had on the lives of the indigenous populations of the forest. 

Brazil: Exxon Mobil sparks oil spill fears

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U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil is seeking to drill 11 wells in a marine area near the estuary of the São Francisco River in eastern Brazil. 52 conservation areas and a barrier reef are affected. The company has started training local fishermen to deal with any spill. Local communities are not being properly consulted.

Brazil: letting the stampede rip

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The Bolsonaro government's assault on regulations and indigenous rights has led to a stampede of land-grabbing by loggers, miners and cattle ranchers. They have let through the stampede (passar a boiada).

Guatemala: defending land and water

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In Guatemala, environmental defenders are criminalised, evicted, beaten, imprisoned and sometimes killed. It is one of the most dangerous places in the world for those who seek to defend their communities, lands and environment.

COP26: cognitive disconnections

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Amazônia Latitude's Marcos Colón reports from Glasgow on the cognitive dissonance that affects COP26, where those most concerned about and those most affected by climate change are effectively excluded from the conference and governments and business bandy technological fixes.

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