From the Amazon to the Mekong, We Are All Connected

International Day of Action for Rivers Reminds Us All To Protect Our Rivers. Rivers are critical shared resources that belong not to one nation, but . . .

Agua Sí. Oro ¡No!

In the highlands of northern Peru, a conflict brews between local campesinos (local farmers) and a complex network of international mining corporations. Locals fight to . . .

Out of the Conference Room and Into the Boat

This year, in celebration of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples , we do not think it is enough to highlight one, or even . . .

ERI ante la CIDH: Derrames de petróleo en la Amazonia amenazan vidas y futuros

Esta semana, ERI se unió a organizaciones indígenas y otras asociadas en una solicitud de medidas precautorias ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos , . . .

No Colors Left, the Amazon is Painted Black

Last month, the Chiriaco River in the Peruvian Amazon was painted black with more than 2,000 barrels of crude oil . The spill has severely . . .

Interning in the Amazon

We felt fully prepared for our meeting with indigenous community leaders in the Peruvian Amazon. We had, after all, interned at EarthRights International’s (ERI) Peru . . .

Mad Women, Witches and Ragamuffins in Defense of the Amazon

In early July 2015, a team of lawyers and anthropologists from ERI’s Peru office participated in a meeting of the Network of Women Social and . . .

A Rocky Road to Justice in the Amazon

An agreement has been reached between indigenous federations of four river basins in Peru´s northern Amazon, the National Government, and Pluspetrol, the Argentine oil company . . .