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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

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

Title: Oil Amnesia in Bolivia

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/la-amnesia-petrolera-en-bolivia

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

Description: This article discusses Decree 0676, adopted by the Bolivian government of Evo Morales on October 20, 2010, which doubled the size of the country's oil fields. The new areas for oil exploitation incorporate previously protected areas, including over 690,000 hectares of the Madidi National Park, 723,000 hectares of the Isiboro Sécure National Park and Indigenous Territory, 154 hectares of the Aguaragüe National Park, and 100,000 hectares of the Iñao National Park. The author provides a general overview of past conflicts over oil and oil disasters that have taken place within Bolivia. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Bolivia Environment Evo Morales Development Model Biodiversity,  Reserve ,  Conservation Exploration Consultation

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

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: Disappearing Natural Gas Reserves in Bolivia

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2011012803

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

Description: This article discusses the discrepancy between earlier estimates of the size of the natural gas reserves in Bolivia and more recent estimates that are much lower. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Bolivia,  Reserve ,  Exploration Potential

Title: YPFB Offers New Areas of Operation to More than 60 Oil Companies in Sararenda Field, the Base of Bolivia's Energy Security

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2011020308

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

Description: This article discusses the projected reserves of natural gas in Bolivia available for extraction and the Bolivian government's invitation to transnational oil companies for project proposals and partnership agreements to explore and exploit these reserves. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Oil Bolivia Thermal Nationalization,  Reserve ,  Exploration Transnational Companies Development Project

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

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: When the Amazon is Protected with Plans

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3880&olt=515

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

Description: This article discusses the importance of developing master plans for the conservation of protected areas in the Peruvian Amazon. These master plans establish what type of activities cannot be undertaken on protected lands and focus on the sustainable management of natural resources within a given territory. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Mineral Amazon Mining Peru,  Reserve ,  Protected Area Conservation Exploration Consultation

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