Yasuni National Park has been in the conservation spotlight in recent years, with oil drilling threatening their forests and wildlife. Satellite data shows a significant increase in deforestation alerts within the park since 2011.
May 4, 2021
In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.
August 30, 2014
Ishpingo, Tambococha and Tiputini are three key fields in Ecuador’s oil reserves. They are in the Yasuni National Park. Petroamazonas is preparing to make the first drilling in areas adjacent to their fields.
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.