Publication: Amazon Watch

First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Indigenous Block to Speak Out in Central Park Before Leading People's Climate March

New York, NY – As tens of thousands of people flood the city to participate in the People’s Climate March, a coalition of indigenous peoples from around the world will converge in a reserved area of south-west Central Park to speak out about the seriousness ... [Published Amazon Watch - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Message to World Leaders: Keep the Oil in the Ground

Interviews available upon requestWhat: Amazonian indigenous peoples and grassroots social movements are leading the call to develop real solutions to climate change, including the imperative to leave two-thirds of known fossil fuel reserves in the ground, ... [Published Amazon Watch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s Announcement to Auction New Amazon Mega-dam Provokes Outrage

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – In a precipitous move last Friday, Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy set December 15th as the date to auction the construction of the massive São Luiz do Tapajós hydroelectric dam, the first in a series of large dams slated ... [Published Amazon Watch - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon Watch Announces Leadership Transition

Oakland, CA – Today, the Board of Directors of Amazon Watch announced that Founder and Executive Director Atossa Soltani will become President of the Board of the international environmental and human rights organization effective January 1, 2015. Soltani ... [Published Amazon Watch - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ethics Tribunal: Ecuador Violated Rights

Quito, Ecuador – On Friday the Rights of Nature Ethics Tribunal ruled that in the Ecuadorian government's ongoing push to drill Yasuní-ITT, one of the most biodiverse and culturally sensitive areas on the planet, the state violated several articles of ... [Published Amazon Watch - Aug 16 2014]

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Friday, September 19th: "From the Heart of the Amazon: Youth & Indigenous Leaders Speak Out on Climate Change" Impact HUB, NYC @ 6:00pm
"Amazon Watch is a unique organization. I'm proud to continue to work with the Board, extraordinary staff and volunteers, supporters all over the world, and amazing partners and allies in the Amazon" said Soltani
A member of the upcoming Yasunidos delegation to New York, Leonardo Cerda, says that "Petroamazonas' record shows that its 'top-notch technology' is far from operating according to its own established standards of environmental quality and social responsibility. Transitioning away from a dependence on petroleum is an unquestionable duty to Ecuador's citizenry and its environment, as well as a concrete demonstration of sensitivity to the victims of 40 years of dirty oil operations in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon."

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