Community communication is a powerful tool to tell the stories developed by communicators from the peoples and communities of the Amazon, who teach us about the struggles in defense of their lands from their own voices and narratives. In this sense, Hivos and the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA), within the […]
More than 30 local and international organizations meet in the city of Quito to exchange experiences, achievements, and learnings for the defense of the Amazon. Quito, September 14tn, 2022.- Since 2018, the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) program has been implemented in the Amazon of Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil through a coalition led by […]
Amazonia Viva (Living Amazon) is a StoryMap showing the location of social-environmental conflicts created by extractive practices in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region. This information is updated as these data are reported. The StoryMap also contains four in-depth stories offering context, data, and testimonials, to better comprehend the historical causes of the social-environmental conflicts intensified by […]
In a combination of research, interviews, and illustrations, a book was born. That publication makes us look at the Brazilian reality and asks: Who needs climate justice in Brazil? (quem precisa de justiça climática no Brazil? In Portuguese). The reflections present in this book show the need to comprehend what climate justice really means. Trying […]
This manual was developed based on the “Practical Guide for Environmental Defenders” made by the Peruvian Ministry of Environment, in order to create a new version of this guide considering a cultural adaptation oriented to the indigenous peoples of Peru. The contents of this manual were socialized with grassroots organizations of the Peruvian Amazon, and […]
By: Nora Sánchez All Eyes on the Amazon Communication Officer Imagine walking in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, surrounded by the tallest trees you’ve ever seen, listening to the sounds of animals, birds and rivers. Now imagine that this idyllic atmosphere is suddenly broken by the scream of a chain saw, the thunder of […]
Objective: Engage and create awareness among AEA´s local and national stakeholders from the Amazon region, especially Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru, on how satellite-based deforestation alerts, including the new GLAD-S2 and RADD alerts, and high-resolution satellite imagery, can be accessed and used to monitor and respond to illegal deforestation alerts. Specific Objectives: Emphasize the role technology […]
There are numerous reports and studies that warn us about the destruction of the Amazon. So many, that there is a consent that we are dangerously close to a point of no return. However, civil society organizations, indigenous organizations, and other actors and groups are active, seeking and finding ways to avoid this turning point, […]
In the last episode of the series Solutions for the Amazon developed within the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) program, we present the Nuwas Forest initiative, a protected space conserved exclusively by women of the Awajún people in Peru.
Through the identification and planting of ancestral plants, the Awajún women have managed to rescue their forest and the ancestral knowledge of their people, despite challenges such as sexism and the pandemic.
They currently have a brand of herbal infusions and venture into community tourism to share their learnings on caring for nature and their culture.
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Date: May 12, 2022. Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 p.m. (Peru/Colombia time). Organizers: Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) HIVOS Grupo sobre derrames Petroleros de la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos del Perú Oxfam en Perú Registration and link to the seminar: Click to access the seminar(After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with […]