Ecuador Court ordered that U.S. oil company Chevron paid in 24 hours near 19 billion dollars, set in a condemnation for environmental damage.
La Razón: Ecuador: millionaire condemnation to Chevron
New study suggests that mercury contamination is widespread among residents of the Amazon
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
Peru: Petróleo e mineração unidos contra áreas naturais protegidas
August 18, 2016
Petroleum and mining, after destroying and contaminating everything they touched, now want to invade Peru’s national parks.[:]
‘Defending the jungle is defending community life,‘ says leader from Ecuadorian Amazon
October 22, 2020
Rosa Aranda faces two miseries. One in her own body: she was infected by Covid-19. The other is the historical pollution generated by the oil industry, which threatens the territory in which she lives, Piwiri, in the Ecuadorian Amazon forest.