Monday, December 5, 2022

Tag: Ecuador

How Indigenous peoples won a landmark victory protecting the Amazon from...

The Waorani people of Ecuador won a historic lawsuit to save their homes – and the planet – from destruction.

Ola Bini, Ricardo Patiño, Correa & Glas: The Moreno regime escalates...

This further illustrates the cruel irony of “justice” under neoliberalism – the jailing of activists, journalists and progressive leaders, as the cover for an implementation of the policies of austerity, and a distraction for the corrupt personal dealings of the ruling political elite.

Indigenous peoples go to court to save the Amazon from oil...

Historic lawsuit launched by the Waorani people of Ecuador to save their homes – and our planet – from destruction.

Indigenous organizers halted plans for oil drilling in the Amazon

After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.

Ecuador endangered

From the cloud forests in the Andes to the indigenous territories in the headwaters of the Amazon, the Ecuadorean government has covertly granted these mining concessions to multinational mining companies from China, Australia, Canada, and Chile, amongst others.

Ecuador Set to Sell One Third of Pristine Rainforest to Chinese...

Ecuador is in the midst of talks to sell one-third of pure, untouched rainforest to Chinese oil companies despite environmental impact and protests from indigenous people.

As Glaciers Melt in Ecuador, Pope Francis Challenges Technocrats, Touts ‘Keeping’...

Because of global warming, Ecuador could face a water crisis while with their glacier melts. Pope Francis continues to advocate for environmentalism and addresses crowds in Ecuador to educate its citizens.

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