Meeting of Knowledge: The Three Demands of the Nine Amazon Countries

Representatives of the peoples of the Amazon Forest, in concert with other segments of South American societies, gathered at the Meeting of Knowledge in Belém, capital of the state of Pará, in Brazil, between 20 and 23 October 2021. Enriched with contributions from the World Assembly on the Amazon and the Climate Crisis, the signatoriesSigue leyendo «Meeting of Knowledge: The Three Demands of the Nine Amazon Countries»

Letter of the Encounter of knowledge: Amazon and climate change

To the Government Leaders of the World, To the People of the Earth, In a few days the world’s attention will be focused on a land of mountains called Scotland, where the wills and the hopes of stopping a climatic catastrophe that is already happening all over the world will come together. Global warming isSigue leyendo «Letter of the Encounter of knowledge: Amazon and climate change»

5th International Rights of Nature Tribunal

5th International Rights of Nature Tribunal Cases: Amazon, a threatened living entity & False solutions to the Climate Change crisis UNFCCC – COP26, Glasgow, Scotland  Wednesday, Nov 3rd 15h GMT Thursday, Nov 4th 15h GMT The next hearing of the International Rights of Nature Tribunal will take place on Wednesday, November 3rd at 3 pmSigue leyendo «5th International Rights of Nature Tribunal»

 Self-call to the World Assembly on the Amazon and the Climate Crisis

There is no solution to the climate crisis without the Amazon. The Amazon is on the verge of collapse due to the predatory activities of agro-livestock corporations, monocultures, the planting of genetically modified seeds, agrofuels, legal and illegal mining, the extraction and spillage of hydrocarbons, biopiracy, hydroelectric mega-projects, mega-infrastructure, drug trafficking and organized crime. TheSigue leyendo » Self-call to the World Assembly on the Amazon and the Climate Crisis»

“Pushing the whole lot through” The second year of environmental havoc under Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro

«To no one’s surprise, the government elected in 2018 under the promise of “ending environmental activism and closing the ministry of the environment” deepened in 2020 the ismantling of the social and environmental protection structures that were part of the Brazilian State, adopting a standing whose epitome is the phrase used as the title ofSigue leyendo «“Pushing the whole lot through” The second year of environmental havoc under Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro»

Stop EU-Mercosur Coalition Statement

#StopEUMercosur Español / Português We, the undersigned organisations, call on political leaders on both sides of the Atlantic to stop the EU-Mercosur trade agreement. The EU-Mercosur agreement belongs to an out-dated 20th Century model of trade that has failed the planet: it serves corporate interests at the expense of planetary boundaries and animal welfare, andSigue leyendo «Stop EU-Mercosur Coalition Statement»

Life Plan to stop the escalation of pandemics that push the Amazon and the world towards collapse

The Amazon, a source of life, is today threatened with death. The Amazon, with its 8 million km2, is the heart of the planet and there, we live; more than 400 indigenous peoples and 3 million Amazonians, in the depth of the rainforest and the greatest biological diversity on Earth, surrounded by impressive reservoirs ofSigue leyendo «Life Plan to stop the escalation of pandemics that push the Amazon and the world towards collapse»

Save the date: This February, 26th and 27th join to the Jungle’s scream

The Amazon’s peoples and organizations, threatened by an increasing set of pandemics, make a call to everyone who feels the necessity of working together to protect our territories from the crisis upon us, to participate in “The Jungle Screams: Voices of the Amazon” a virtual gathering in which we will analyze and build proposals toSigue leyendo «Save the date: This February, 26th and 27th join to the Jungle’s scream»

European public opinion opposes Mercosur trade deal

Results from a new survey in 12 European countries send a clear message to European leaders: Do not ratify the Mercosur trade deal unless Amazon deforestation stops. The trade agreement between the EU and four members of the trading bloc Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) is high on the agenda for European policy makers and leaders.   A new YouGov poll shows thatSigue leyendo «European public opinion opposes Mercosur trade deal»