Episode two features the Cofan Tribe in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest and their fight to protect their land and water from oil pollution.
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
September 16, 2014
What makes Lago Agrio different is the ongoing ecological disaster. Disease and death began to spread around the town and the surrounding village of Shushufundi after the petroleum wells were opened in 1962.
September 4, 2014
Frustrated by the government’s lack of action to keep illegal loggers out of the Alto Turiacu Indian territory, local warriors from several tribes have taken it upon themselves to find logging camps, destroy equipment, and drive out the unwelcome intruders.