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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

Title: China and Brazil Inundate Latin America with Dams

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3856&olt=511

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

Description: This article discusses the growing competition between China and Brazil concerning capital investments in energy projects within Latin America. These projects include hydroelectric dams, geothermal projects, and oil and mineral exploration in Ecuador, Peru, Nicaragua, and Brazil. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Oil Mines Hydroelectric Power Megaproject Mineral Geothermal,  Amazon ,  Environment Mining Brazil Peru Dam China Water Ecuador Deforestation

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

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: The Population that Watches Its Amazon

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3841

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

Description: This article discusses the efforts of the Amazonian Association for the Amazon (AMPA) in Peru to obtain land concessions from the Peruvian government in order to conserve biodiversity and prevent deforestation. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Oil Mines NGO Mineral,  Amazon ,  Mining Peru Deforestation Water Climate Change Biodiversity Sustainability Conservation Development Protected Area Ecotourism Watershed The Amazonian Association for the Amazon (AMPA)

Title: A Road Built to be Flooded

URL: http://www.tierramerica.info/nota.php?lang=esp&idnews=3770

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

Description: This article discusses the rush to complete the Interoceanic Highway South, in southeastern Peru, a highway that will connect Peru and Brazil. While laborers rush to complete the highway on time, a major problem remains that 100 kilometers of this road will be covered with water as the land overlaps with the Inambari hydroelectric dam project. Much of the section of road that will be flooded has already been completed. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Hydroelectric Power,  Amazon ,  Brazil Peru Interoceanic Highway South Inambari Development Water Flood

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: 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

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: Another World is Possible (Otro Mundo Es Posible)

URL: http://www.otromundoesposible.net/

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

Description: Based in Spain, this website features articles from the magazine, Otro Mundo Es Posible (Another World is Possible). It aims to promote sustainability and support sustainable initiatives. It includes articles on energy issues (among other topics of sustainability) and focuses on the various countries of Ibero-America. Articles in Spanish.

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Videos: 34 Videos Captured

Subject:   Solar Indigenous Biomass Oil Hydroelectric Pipeline Wind Renewable Latin America Climate Wave Microalgae Marine,  Amazon ,  Sustainable

Title: Interview with Chico Mendes

URL: http://www.everde.cl/2011/01/amazonia-entrevista-chico-mendes.html

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

Description: This article includes a fictional interview with Chico Mendes, a rubber tapper and environmental activist that was murdered in 1988 by ranchers to end his defense of the Brazilian rainforest. The interview considers what Mendes' response to the current state of affairs in Brazil and the Amazon would be if he had not been killed. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Amazon ,  Environment Brazil Chico Mendes Rubber Deforestation Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Development Conservation

Title: Defense of Uncontacted Tribes in South America

URL: http://www.bolpress.com/art.php?Cod=2011030901

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

Description: This article discusses a new campaign that has been organized in defense of indigenous groups living in voluntary isolation ("uncontacted") in the South American Amazon. In January 2011, an Open Letter was sent to the governments of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela by Brazilian anthropologist Sydney Possuelo with the support of the Bolivia-based Forum on Environment and Development (FOBOMADE) and the Madidi Expedition, along with the signatures of 900 individuals. The letter was asking governments of the region to establish measures to protect the biological integrity and economic, social and cultural rights of these populations who are facing increasing pressure from oil, mining, hydroelectric, and other energy-related interests. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Hydroelectric Bolivia Paraguay NGO Mineral,  Amazon ,  Colombia Mining Brazil Peru South America Ecuador Venezuela Convention 169 Conservation United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Republic Act 3760 Infrastructure Lobbying Advocacy Policy

Title: Statement by Kichwa Village Rukullakta: Enough of the Extractive Policy in Amazonian Ecuador

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Noticias/Prununciamiento_de_Pueblo_Kichwa_de_Rukullakta._Basta_de_politica_extractivista_en_amazonia_ecuatoriana

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

Description: This article is a statement from the Village Council of Rukullakta, a Kichwa village in the province of Napo in Ecuador. The statement denounces the activities of oil company Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador Inc. and calls for collective resistance to Ivanhoe operations in the region. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil,  Amazon ,  Kichwa Quechua Quichua Ecuador Ivanhoe Energy Ecuador

Title: Oswaldo Seva: "The Capital Offensive Against Indigenous Peoples and Peasants is Global"

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Documentos/Oswaldo_Seva_La_ofensiva_del_capital_contra_los_pueblos_indigenas_y_campesinos_es_global

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

Description: This article includes an interview with Oswaldo Seva, a Brazilian professor who has long opposed the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam on the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon and other energy megaprojects. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Power Renewable Megaproject,  Amazon ,  Brazil Belo Monte Capital Investment

Title: Argentina: Salta Mission Mataco Wichi cornered by the Northern Gas Pipeline Expansion

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Contenido/Documentos/Argentina_Salta_Mision_Wichi_Mataco_acorralada_por_expansion_del_Gasoducto_Norte

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

Description: This article examines the ongoing legal dispute between the Argentine indigenous Mission of Wichi Mataco Tolaba, located in the province of Salta in northwestern Argentina, and various natural gas companies contracted to extend the Northern Gas Pipeline (GN), which has been in operation since 1960. The article includes an interview with Victorino Lorenzo, chief of the mission, and Margarita Filippini, a missionary at Wichi Mataco Tolaba. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Natural Gas Indigenous Oil Pipeline Trade Bolivia Argentina,  Amazon ,  Transportadora de Gas del Norte (TGN) Transportadora de Gas del Sur (TGS) Northern Gas Pipeline (GN)

Title: Argentina: The Struggle of a Community in Salta Against the Looting of Timber and Oil Industries

URL: http://www.biodiversidadla.org/Principal/Agencia_de_Noticias_Biodiversidadla/Argentina_la_lucha_de_una_comunidad_Wichi_en_Salta_contra_el_saqueo_de_industrias_maderera_y_petrolera

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

Description: This article contains an interview with Zamora Octorina, a community leader of Wichi Honat Le Les in the province of Salta in northwestern Argentina. Zamora Octorina discusses the struggle of her community against the extractive activities of timber and oil industries. These activities have caused landslides and avalanches, thereby threatening the community of Wichi Honat Le Les. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Alternative Andes Region Argentina,  Amazon ,  Timber Forestry Consultation

Title: Tensions Between Extractive and Redistribution in the Process of Change in Latin America

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/tensiones-entre-extractivismo-y-redistribucion-en-los-procesos-de-cambio-de-america-latina--zibechi

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

Description: This article includes a speech delivered by Raúl Zibechi, Uruguayan journalist and researcher, who spoke at the Social Forum of the Americas that was held at Asunción, Paraguay in August 2010. He speaks about the tensions inherent to the extractive model of development and the issues related to the redistribution of wealth under this model. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Hydroelectric Power Biofuel Mineral,  Amazon ,  Environment Mining Extraction Development Distribution Wealth Social Movement Water Inequality

Title: Cachuela Esperanza Hydroelectric Project Bolivia: Megadream or Meganightmare?

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/proyecto-hidroel-ctrico-de-cachuela-esperanza-bolivia---megasue-o-o-megapesadillao---henkjan-laats

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

Description: This article discusses the Cachuela Esperanza Hydroelectric Project in Bolivia which is part of the Madeira River Complex, the most controversial project of the Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA). The Cachuela Esperanza project could bring

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Subject:   Indigenous Hydroelectric Power Bolivia Megaproject,  Amazon ,  Brazil TECSULT IIRSA (Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America) Madeira River Complex Cachuela Esperanza Hydroelectric Project

Title: New Conflicts, Old Actors

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/nuevos-conflictos--viejos-actores---raul-zibechi

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

Description: This article discusses the organizing efforts of indigenous peoples from various parts of Latin American - including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Colombia - in response to the pressures of mining, oil, and hydroelectric interest on their communities and ecosystems. The author also proposes opening up the debate on the development model adopted by states. Article in Spanish.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Hydroelectric Bolivia Argentina NGO Agreement Mineral,  Amazon ,  Colombia Mining Brazil Andean Region Peru Ecuador Cauca Plan Colombia Social Movement Mobilization Landless Workers Movement (MST) Transnational Multinational Corporation The Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia Barrick Gold United States Canada Development Model USAID

Title: Fighting for Life: The Rebellion en Bagua, Peru

URL: http://www.abyayalacolectivo.com/web/compartir/noticia/luchando-por-la-vida--la-rebelion-en-bagua--peru

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

Description: This article discusses the ecological threats - including oil extraction, deforestation, and mining - facing the Peruvian Amazon and its indigenous peoples. Article in Spanish. 10 pages.

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Subject:   Indigenous Oil Mines Ecology NGO Mineral,  Amazon ,  Environment Mining Peru Bagua Climate Change Worldview Conservation Biodiversity Traditional Knowledge Capital Transnational Multinational Deforestation Corporation Company Land Rights Movement

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

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