Saturday, March 23, 2019
Home Blog Page 2

Mexico: AMLO’s first hundred days

Since taking office on 1 December 2018, president Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has been a man in a hurry. Aged 65, he...

Belo Monte dam: conflict in the Amazon

The Belo Monte dam, now under construction in the Amazon, is heralded as an abundant power source for Brazil’s burgeoning economy....

The Battle of Belo Monte

On 12 January 2014, TV Folha broadcast a special programme 'The Battle of Belo Monte a live reporting of the largest and...

Costs: local people speak about the impact of hydro-electic dams on...

As a response to the current investment in large hydroelectric dams as a ground to Brazil's 'sustainable' economic growth, 'Costs' addresses...

The ashes of Belo Monte

The massive destruction of forest to make way for the Belo Monte dam and associated roads, reservoir and channels.

The impact of the Belo Monte ‘Emergency Plan’

Drawn up without any proper consultation, or local participation, the so-called Emergency Plan was used by the developers to keep Indian people...

Defending the rivers of the Amazon

Amazon Watch and International Rivers have teamed up to create a state-of-the-art 10-minute Google Earth 3-D tour and video narrated by...

Ecuador: I’m a defender of the forest, which gives us life,...

The struggle of an indigenous Amazonian people in defence of their rights and the land on which they live, in Sarayacu, Ecuador...

Ecuador: ‘Crudo’ – film about the fight against Chevron

Film. Crudo ('Crude oil'). Directed by Joe Berlinger. Red Envelope & Entendre Films. 1hr 44mins. 2009. English subtitles.

Ecuador: the Kichwa people of Sarayaku vs the government and the...

A few years ago, the Ecuadorian government gave an oil company permission to drill for oil on land belonging to...

Stay in touch

3,436FansLike
1,956FollowersFollow
77SubscribersSubscribe