ICTMN Staff
12/18/14
On December 16, President Barack Obama declared the Bristol Bay region of Alaska off limits to new oil and gas drilling leases. While this does not address mining, or Pebble Ltd...
Barbara Fraser
12/20/13
Peru’s ability to consult Indigenous Peoples about laws and development projects affecting them is still “incipient,” although the country has made progress since protests over nat...
Barbara Fraser
12/8/13
The Ecuadorian government shut down the non-profit Pachamama Foundation, which advocates on indigenous and environmental issues, on December 4...
David Dudenhoefer
9/22/13
Despite protests at home and abroad, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa has moved quickly to consolidate support for his decision to drill oil wells in Yasuni National Park, in that...
Barbara Fraser
8/16/13
Ecuador’s president announced August 15 that he would allow oil drilling in a fragile Amazonian park inhabited by nomadic tribes...
Barbara Fraser
12/10/12
Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its opera...
ICTMN Staff
8/16/12
The debate over fracking in Blackfeet country has reached the pages of The New York Times ...
ICTMN Staff
2/22/12
The Alaska Native group REDOIL has joined with eight environmental groups in an effort to stop a drilling ship from drilling in Arctic waters, the Associated Press reports ...
Barbara Fraser
12/7/11
Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park is one of the richest places on earth, with a wealth of flora and fauna—some found nowhere else on the planet—in its forests, and an estimated 850 mi...