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5 Things to Know About Bristol Bay, Courtesy of the White House
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...
Anaya Says Indigenous Consultation in Peru Is ‘Incipient’
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...
Ecuadorian Government Shuts Down Indigenous Advocate Organization
The Ecuadorian government shut down the non-profit Pachamama Foundation, which advocates on indigenous and environmental issues, on December 4...
Plan to Drill in Yasuni National Park Divides Ecuadorians
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...
Cruel Bait and Switch: Correa to Allow Oil Drilling in Amazonian Park
Ecuador’s president announced August 15 that he would allow oil drilling in a fragile Amazonian park inhabited by nomadic tribes...
Oil and Gas Drilling on the Rise in Ecuador and Peru; Indigenous Communities Share Concerns
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...
The New York Times Profiles Blackfeet Drilling Dilemma
The debate over fracking in Blackfeet country has reached the pages of The New York Times ...
Alaska Natives and Environmentalists to Challenge Shell Permit
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 ...
Oil Discovery in Ecuador Prompts Plan to Protect Indigenous Territories
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...