As the Ecuadorean oil company overseeing Yasuní oil extraction stands accused of a major spill elsewhere in the Amazon, the… Read more Ecuador: Yasuní and the ghost of Chevron
June sees sharp rise in deforestation in Amazon, taking gloss off other recent news on deforestation reduction and study suggesting… Read more Brazil: Surge in Amazon deforestation sets alarm bells ringing
Peru is to launch a “Climate Change Trail” around shrinking Andean glaciers in an attempt to bring back tourists while… Read more Peru hopes to educate on climate change with new mountain tourist trail
President Humala has announced an economic stimulus package aimed at boosting investment and Peru’s economy, but critics say that the… Read more Is Peru putting its economy ahead of its environment?
YASunidos claim they have easily surpassed the required amount of signatures calling for a referendum on the future of Yasuní,… Read more Yasuní: The petitions are in, now comes the waiting game…
The campaign to force a citizens’ referendum on blocking the government’s plans continues apace, but any eventual success – still… Read more Ecuador: Campaign to save Yasuní-ITT making steady progress, but faces new threats
Greenpeace leads criticism of Brazilian government after yearly deforestation rate is revealed to have risen by 28% in one year,… Read more Brazil: Deforestation rate increase criticised by environmentalists
Amazonian indigenous people call on world leaders at the UN climate talks to follow their example in prioritising sustainability and… Read more UN Climate summit: Amazonian indigenous peoples make a stand