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Title: Tangled Road for Peruvian Forest Law

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3583&olt=468

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article discusses new legislation that the Peruvian government is developing to protect the forests and wildlife of its Amazonian rainforest, as well as the indigenous communities living there. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Biofuel Mineral Amazon Mining Peru,  Forest ,  Consultation Logging Deforestation Policy

Title: Environmentalists Call a Green Pause "The Chaco Dream"

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3653&olt=479

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article details the deforestation that is continuing in the Gran Chaco region of South America (including Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil). The spread of cattle ranching and agriculture production (including that of soybean production) have been blamed for the deforestation. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Bolivia Argentina Paraguay Biofuel Gran Chaco Deforestation Logging,  Forest ,  Soybean Biodiversity

Title: The Forests are Not to Absorb Carbon

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3608&olt=472

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article discusses the issues surrounding the decision to establish a carbon market to offset carbon emissions through the Reducing Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) mechanism. Reporting on some of the discussions that took place at the World Conference of the People Against Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth that took place in Cochabamba, Bolivia in April 2010, the article presents the concerns of social activists and environmentalist concerning this initiative. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Bolivia Fossil Fuel Colombia Brazil Carbon Emissions Greenhouse Gases Reducing Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Carbon Market,  Forest ,  Preservation Venezuela Climate Change

Title: Xingu River Between Electricity and Diversity

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3681&olt=483

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article discusses the proposed construction of the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam in the Xingu River basin of the Brazilian Amazon. The project will threaten the biodiversity of the region. Also threatened are 30 indigenous land reserves inhabited by over 13,000 people from 24 ethnic groups, and 12 conservation areas, including four extractive reserves and other comprehensive protection. Ultimately, 50,000 inhabitants could be displaced by this project. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Hydroelectric Power Renewable Alternative Amazon Brazil Dam Water Environmental Impact Biodiversity Conservation Reserve,  Forest ,  Xingu River Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam

Title: Environmental Crime to Be Paid in Peru

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3851&olt=510

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article examines issues surrounding the establishment of penalties by the Ministry of the Environment in Peru for companies found guilty of committing environmental crimes in the country. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Oil Mines Pollution Andes Region Mineral Amazon Environment Mining Andean Region Peru Destruction Contamination,  Forest ,  Deforestation River Policy Law Government Policy

Title: Megaprojects:The Indigenous of Colombia in the Orinoco

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/megaproyectos--a-la-caza-del-indigena-colombiano-en-la-orinoquia--sergio-de-castro-sanchez

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article discusses the Recovery of the Meta River Project, an infrastructure project developed through the Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA). The project aims to transform the Meta River - a major river located in the Orinoco Basin of Colombia and Venezuela - into a permanent waterway for shipping that serves to integrate the region. The article also looks at how this project relates to another project in the works, The Revival of the Orinoco Project. Throughout the article, the author highlights how these projects could potentially impact indigenous communities in the region, with a particular focus on the Caño Owl Reserve, located in Colombia. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Megaproject Ecology Biofuel Agreement Biodiesel Colombia Environment Carbon Emissions Bioethanol Infrastructure Transportation Venezuela Water River Recovery of the Meta River Project Revival of the Orinoco Project Regional Integration Policy Palm Sugarcane Coca Conservation Protected Area Reserve,  Forest ,  Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA)

Title: IIRSA: The Two Faces of South American Integration

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/iirsa-el-doble-rostro-de-la-integracion-sudamericana

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This article discusses the infrastructure projects proposed by the Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA). The Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) has expressed concerns regarding the development and implementation of these projects and the social and environmental impacts these projects could have on indigenous communities in the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Biomass Oil Mines Hydroelectric Pipeline Power Bolivia Argentina Megaproject Biofuel Agreement Mineral Colombia Environment Mining Chile Peru Andean Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations (IOTC) Initiative for South American Regional Integration (IIRSA) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Consultation Infrastructure Soybean Water Biodiversity Policy Impact,  Forest ,  National Route 14 Garabi Hydroelectric Paraguay-Parana Project Northwest Pipeline Project (GNEA) Ecuador

Title: Amazon Multimodal Axis of the IIRSA:The Pasto-Macoa Highway

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/eje-multimodal-amazonas-de-la-iirsa--la-carretera-pasto-mocoa

Collection: LA ENERGAIA: Energy Policy, Regulation and Dialog in Latin America

Organization: University of New Mexico

Description: This report examines the Pasto-Macoa Highway Project, an infrastructure project of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA). The project proposes to construct a highway from Pasto to Macoa within Colombia as part of the eventual construction of a transcontinental highway, from Tumaco, Colombia to Belem, Brazil, thereby providing a road linking the Pacific to the Atlantic. The article looks at issues surrounding this project, including the potential impact on indigenous communities. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Megaproject Amazon Colombia Environment Brazil Peru Ecuador Road Highway Transportation Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA) Infrastructure,  Forest ,  Communication Reserve Protected Area Development

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