At a journey of 483 kilometers on Ichilo, Chimoré, Ibabo and Chapare rivers, a total of 141 dolphins were sighted.
Indigenous denounce illegal mining in municipality of Atabapo, Colombia, affecting their constitutional rights over the territory and the environment.
The bufeo (river dolphin) is a creature of myth, but you’re pretty much guaranteed a sighting on a river cruise in Bolivia’s north-eastern wetlands on the edge of the Amazon basin.
In the Caquetá River, a tributary of the Amazon, are already sixty five dredges to extract gold from its funds. Their way of working, with no respect for nature, is changing the ancient customs of the riparian peoples.
Digital Democracy has partnered with the ClearWater Project to create a cutting edge interactive map that tells the story of indigenous communities of the Ecuadorean Amazon. Following years of oil contamination, local leaders have banded together to build rainwater catchment systems as a source of clean drinking water. The map brings together photographs, stories and […]
More than 5,300 people left their homes and were taken to public shelters. One person died due to leptospirosis and another is missing.