Poverty rates in the region are higher in areas where there is exploitation of non-renewable resources.
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.
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.
August 17, 2015
The French region of Île-de-France, where Paris is located, has signed an agreement with Sarayaku, located in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon, to compensate carbon emissions and trying to paralyze the petroleum industry in that area.