Ecuador-Chevron case: New videos reveal Chevron attempts to cover up evidence of petroleum pollution in the Amazon

Amazon Watch releases video evidence depicting attempts by Chevron employees to cover up evidence of pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon, in the latest twist in the long-running case against Chevron-Texaco. Continue reading Ecuador-Chevron case: New videos reveal Chevron attempts to cover up evidence of petroleum pollution in the Amazon

Colombia leading plan to create ‘ecological corridor’ and establish the world’s largest protected area

Colombia proposes an ambitious plan that would establish the world’s largest ‘ecological corridor’, protecting vast swathes of Amazon rainforest stretching from the Andes to the Atlantic coast, with the help of Brazil and Venezuela. Continue reading Colombia leading plan to create ‘ecological corridor’ and establish the world’s largest protected area

Brazil’s descent into drought chaos says a lot about humanity’s approach to climate change

Brazil’s water crisis has reached historic proportions, but arguably the worst could have been averted if only authorities had heeded the early warning signs; the parallels with our collective approach to climate change are striking. Continue reading Brazil’s descent into drought chaos says a lot about humanity’s approach to climate change