In an open letter to the Peruvian authorities, Survival International, Rainforest Foundation Norway, and Peruvian indigenous organization ORPIO have denounced the Peruvian government’s failure to protect uncontacted tribes. The organizations […]
Some in the United States may be familiar with the murder of Berta Cáceres, who led an indigenous resistance against the Agua Zarca dam in Honduras, earlier this year. But […]
This weekend, Máxima Acuña, winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize, was assaulted on her property in Peru. Since 2011, Acuña has resisted the development of the Conga gold mine […]
President Danilo Medina on Sunday made another surprise visit to the interior, this time to farmers and villagers of the town Sabaneta, where he warned them to “save the mountains, […]
Gathered weeks ahead of the looming climate conference in Copenhagen, delegates of the 9th World Wilderness Congress emphasized the ability of wilderness to help regulate Earth systems slipping so quickly out of balance.