Sowing a SEED of hope

Sowing a SEED of hope

Partnering with indigenous youth to to regenerate the rainforest and their communities…

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Say NO to oil in the Amazon!

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The Indigenous Federations Will Meet the Prime Minister at the end of November

“We need an answer now. Will an independent report on the contamination and necessary remediation of our territories be guaranteed or not?“ insisted Aurelio Chino Dahua, President of the indigenous fe...

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Remembering Edwin Chota

Conversations between friends two months after his assassination for defending the forests and territories of the Ashaninka people in the Peruvian Amazon. On September 1, the illegal logging mafia ...

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Recordando a Edwin Chota

Conversaciones entre amigos a dos meses de ser asesinado por defender los bosques y territorios ashaninkas en la Amazonía Peruana Este último 1º de setiembre, presuntamente la mafia de la tala ileg...

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Agreement with Pluspetrol Brings an End to the Protest in Andoas

With the signing of a final act with Pluspetrol Norte SA last Saturday night, the indigenous communities of Nuevo Andoas and Capahuariyacu, supported by their indigenous federation FEDIQUEP, put an ...

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Kukama meeting
Remediation Includes Prevention and Replacement of Pipelines

Remediation measures include prevention, and that means changing the 40+ year-old pipelines in oil block 8X, situated in the Kukama peoples' territory and within the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, o...

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River of Life
Kukamas of the Marañón River Win Historic Ruling on the Right to Prior Consultation

Water is life. Water is essential to every living being and is especially important to the Kukama peoples of the Marañón River in Loreto, Peru. Often called the people of the water, the Kukama have be...

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Burning Questions: Rocket Stoves as Fuel for Innovation

Smokey, indoor, earthen-stove constructs and open fires have filled the stomachs of Shipibo for generations. But lately this way of life is changing. As the firewood-generating forests of their grandp...

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Singing to the crowd like a badass
No al Cambio Climático! Sí al Cambio del Sistema!

Sus melodías fluían con intensidad a través de la llovizna sobre la agitada plaza. Improvisando en shipibo, su lengua nativa, Wuicler Lopez cantaba por la protección de su pueblo, su cultura y el bosq...

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Wuicler Lopez opening the march
No to Climate Change! Yes to Systemic Change!

His melody flowed with intensity through the light drizzle and over the bustling plaza. Improvising in his native language of Shipibo, Wuicler Lopez sang for the protection of his people, culture, and...

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A Quiet Coup in the Kingdom of Grass: Regrowing Yarinacocha’s Rainforest

Ruben Sergio Rodriguez dreams of planting a forest he has never seen before. Having only ever traveled two hours outside of his small village of Santa Clara, he has lived surrounded by a sea of grass,...

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