Brazilian authorities have suspended the auction of the centerpiece of the massive Tapajós hydroelectric complex, reports Agência Brasil.
InfoRegión: Four new oil blocks located in the Madre de Dios region to be auctioned
(Association for the Conservation of the Amazon Basin) ACCA presented a map of where the lots are located and shows that they are located over chestnut, shiringa and forestry areas.
Ecuador Cracks Down on Indigenous Leaders Opposed to Oil
Ecuadorian government is attempting to take down indigenous leaders who are committed to defending their territory from any oil development plans, say indigenous organization.