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Forest Fires in the Brazilian Amazon

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 5:06 pm | Amazon Watch

Christian Poirier, Amazon Watch's Program Director, made the following statement about the fires raging across the Brazilian Amazon: More >>

Amazonian Leaders Demand Governments Protect Living Forests

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 8:37 am | Amazon Watch

Indigenous Amazonian Leaders at COP 23 Demand Governments Protect Living Forests & Keep Oil in the Ground More >>

Amazonian Marches to Demand Indigenous Rights & Protections

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 8:46 am | Amazon Watch

Indigenous people in nine Amazonian countries will march on September 22nd to demand that their governments and the international community protect their territories and their lives More >>

Massacre in Peruvian Amazon

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 2:30 pm | Amazon Watch

Massacre in Peruvian Amazon Highlights Growing Land Conflict in the Wake of Oil Palm Expansion More >>

Amazonian Tribe Brings an Epic Battle for Indigenous Rights

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 7:45 am | Amazon Watch

Munduruku leader denounces lack of consultation and violations of land rights in Brazilian government's Amazon dam boom More >>

More Secret Videos from Chevron Whistleblower

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 10:23 am | Amazon Watch

More Secret Videos from Chevron Whistleblower Show Ecuadorian Villager Asking for Help Oil Giant Never Provided More >>

Human Rights Groups Denounce Chevron CEO

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 7:26 pm | Amazon Watch

San Francisco, CA – More than 35 environmental and human rights groups are denouncing the San Francisco Commonwealth Club's decision to bestow Chevron CEO John Watson with a citizenship award slated to be presented April 2nd at its annual gala. More >>

Massive Corruption Scandal Implicates Dam Builders

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 12:21 pm | Amazon Watch

Testimony from jailed operators of Petrobras scandal point to similar corruption scheme involving politicians and major construction firms More >>

Peruvian Indigenous Communities Pleased with Settlement

Saturday, 7 March 2015, 12:19 pm | Amazon Watch

Lima, Peru – Indigenous Achuar plaintiffs from the Corrientes River Basin in the Peruvian Amazon release the following statement concerning their lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum (Oxy) for alleged contamination of Achuar communities at a press ... More >>

Siemens Linked to Major Rights Abuses Across Americas

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:39 am | Amazon Watch

Munich, Germany – Dozens of protestors from a coalition of German and international organizations converged today on the shareholder meeting of leading German corporation Siemens to condemn the company's role in egregious human rights violations from Brazil ... More >>

Immediate Suspension of Belo Monte Dam in the Amazon

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 10:53 am | Amazon Watch

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights confirmed that indigenous peoples must be consulted before dam construction begins More >>

Occidental Petroleum Guilty of Contaminating Amazon Forest

Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 1:33 pm | Amazon Watch

Los Angeles, California – Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against U.S. oil giant Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S. Court of Appeals for ... More >>

Massive Chevron Ad Campaign Derailed

Wednesday, 20 October 2010, 1:22 pm | Amazon Watch

A day-long comedy of errors began Monday morning when the Yes Men, supported by Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch, pre-empted Chevron's enormous new “We Agree ” ad campaign with a satirical version of their own . The activists' version highlights ... More >>

Criminal Charges Against Indigenous Leaders

Friday, 19 June 2009, 1:29 pm | Amazon Watch

Lima, Peru – The Peruvian Congress voted today 82 – 12 to repeal two of nine contested laws in an attempt to end widespread indigenous protests that have been paralyzing transportation and commerce in the Peruvian Amazon for 70 days. In a complete ... More >>




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