Saturday, July 2, 2022

Tag: Peru

Indigenous groups unveil plan to protect 80 percent of the Amazon...

The Amazonian Indigenous organizations leading the plan aim to center Indigenous-led forest management and land tenure to protect endemic species.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In ‘glimmer of accountability,’ executives, loggers charged in 2014 murders of...

Environmental campaigners called the charges "unprecedented."

Indigenous Peruvians protest mining pollution

In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.

Former president of Peru commits suicide to avoid corruption arrest

Garcia told the officers that he had to call his attorney before locking himself in the bedroom.

Peru’s newest national park safeguards 2 million acres of Amazon Rainforest

The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.

From Norway to Peru, U.S. to Philippines, a Tsunami of Activists...

The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.

Peru Declares State of Emergency as Mercury Contamination From Illegal Gold...

Despite Peruvian President Ollanta Humala calling a state of emergency on Monday, Survival International says that the government has known about the contamination since 2014 and has done little to address the problem.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?