The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels launched without prior consultation with the National Indigenous Foundation (FUNAI), a new pre-edict bidding for exploration and production of oil and gas in seven blocks.
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.
September 3, 2021
Lawyer Luiz Eloy Terena, a Representative of the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib) at the Brazilian Supreme Court hearing in question, comments on the importance of demarcating indigenous lands for the protection of the country's natural resources. MapBiomas data shows that only 1.6% of Brazil's deforestation occurred in Indigenous Lands over 36 years.
February 29, 2016
A new publication from the Ministry of Environment in Peru recorded the successes of the government in the environmental sector between 2011 and 2015, including environmental audits and a new regulatory framework.