Representatives of ethnic groups of Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela met in Puerto Inirida, Colombia, to express the need to be included in the management and sustainable management of the Amazon ecosystem.
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.
September 18, 2020
Inspired by Wänä'cä, a leader who is mentioned in the ancestral songs of the Huöttöja people, Hortimio Ochoa is the visible face of defense of the Cataniapo hydrographic basin in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It is an area subject to increasingly evident pressure associated with mining, deforestation and the incursion of illegal armed groups
August 12, 2015
The jungle that unites and separates Colombia with Brazil is a territory that lives on their own. A journalist traveled for three weeks by the river that connects the two countries, to tell how people live in this forgotten border.