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Lilia: defender la fauna acuática del Amazonas es defender el mundo

12/10/2020 - 13:07

Para Lilia Isolina Java Tapayuri, proteger al delfín rosado es sagrado. Esta es la décima y última historia de la serie 'Rainforest Defenders', que presenta a líderes que luchan por la conservación de los bosques, esta vez en Colombia.

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José Gregorio: o preservamos la selva amazónica o tomará venganza

12/10/2020 - 11:07

Este colombiano lleva años capacitando a jóvenes para trabajar en labores de protección medioambiental. Su historia es la novena de la serie 'Rainforest Defenders', que presenta a líderes que luchan por la conservación de los bosques, esta vez en Colombia.

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Recibe nuestro boletín

12/06/2020 - 15:57

Suscríbete al boletín electrónico y recibe nuestras historias, convocatorias, eventos y actividades de periodismo intercultural en América Latina.

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Podcast - Morir por la tierra en América Latina

11/27/2020 - 12:20

En medio de la crisis generada por la pandemia cientos de líderes ambientales e indígenas protegen los bosques de Brasil, Perú, Colombia, México, Ecuador y Bolivia de traficantes, taladores e invasores. Les presentamos #DefenderSinMiedo, una serie coordinada por Agenda Propia y en la que participó OjoPúblico junto a más de 20 periodistas, que retrata los esfuerzos de los defensores en América Latina.

Defensores de los cerros sagrados

En Vaupés, Amazonía colombiana, los indígenas se aferran a sus creencias para protegerse de la minería. Una concesión para la explotación de coltán tiene en vilo a tres comunidades: hay líderes amenazados y su derecho a la consulta previa fue irrespetado.

- MÁS PUBLICACIONES -

11/19/2020 - 21:51

The Ayoreo-Totobiegosode are the only indigenous people in the Americas outside of the Amazon Basin who are living in voluntary isolation. In Paraguay, as obligatory guardians of their forest home, South America´s Gran Chaco, they continue to struggle to protect thousands of trees from illegal logging, even in the midst of the global crisis caused by COVID-19.

11/19/2020 - 16:56

Latin American environmental defenders denounce how while the pandemic locked up a large part of the population, extractive megaprojects continued their path, taking advantage of how difficult it is to protect territories from virtuality. The lawyers Ximena Ramos, in Mexico, and Liliana Ávila, in Colombia, narrate the impact that confinement has had on the administration of justice in the region. Report of the international journalistic series #DefendingWithoutFear coordinated by Agenda Propia.

11/19/2020 - 15:33

The Cacarica Basin in Colombia´s Chocó region, which is home to Afro-descendant, indigenous, and mestizo populations, has been targeted persistently by logging companies and threatened by illegal armed groups. In times of a pandemic, while the community stays put to avoid contagion, Ana del Carmen Martinez, a well-known local leader, lends her voice to tell their story of resistance. This story is part of the international journalistic series #DefenderSinMiedo coordinated by Agenda Propia.

11/19/2020 - 13:53

COVID-19 halted the work of environmental organizations on the Sapo River in El Salvador. Their goal was to become familiar with the area through scientific research and activities such as compiling an inventory of flora and fauna and operating patrols to block illegal hunting and logging. Their absence is not the only risk to the region: within a period of two years, the San Miguel Environmental Court ordered cancelation of the permits for two hydroelectric plants: one on the Sapo River and another planned for one of its tributaries.