Indigenous peoples engaged in collecting chestnut denounced Bolivian oil company YPFB will kill 17,000 chestnut trees, with the possible oil exploration in its territory.
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.
February 22, 2016
In 2012, the concession for the Bolivian Oilfield Company was 372,500 hectares, but a decree issued in 2015 extended the concession to 806,250 hectares.