Building a Fish Farm in Puerto Firmeza: Towards Food Security and Cultural Preservation

 On September 20th, Alianza Arkana and the indigenous community of Puerto Firmeza held their first minga (community work day) to begin the construction of the school´s fish farm, an  important next step towards creating a productive and intercultural education in … Continue reading Building a Fish Farm in Puerto Firmeza: Towards Food Security and Cultural Preservation

Comunidades del río Abujao Unidas Contra las Amenazas de Hidrocarburos en sus Territorios

El viernes 21 de septiembre, unos 70 líderes y habitantes de 15 comunidades y caseríos diferentes en el río Abujao se reunieron en la comunidad nativa de Santa Rosa de Tamaya Tipischa para discutir la amenaza inminente de la exploración … Continue reading Comunidades del río Abujao Unidas Contra las Amenazas de Hidrocarburos en sus Territorios

Comunidades Indígenas Ocupan Pozos Petroleros de Maple; Talisman se retira, Pauta marcada para Nueva Ola de Exploraciones

En el acto de incautación y ocupación de nueve de los pozos petroleros del gran contaminador, Maple Energy, a lo largo del río Ucayali de Perú la semana pasada, las comunidades indígenas shipibo a lo largo del río Ucayali han … Continue reading Comunidades Indígenas Ocupan Pozos Petroleros de Maple; Talisman se retira, Pauta marcada para Nueva Ola de Exploraciones

Indigenous Communities Occupy Maple Oil Wells; Talisman Retreats; Tone Set for New Exploration Wave

In the act of seizing and occupying nine of the big-time polluter Maple Energy’s oil wells along Peru’s Ucayali River last week, Shipibo indigenous communities along the Ucayali River have done far more than create a crisis that could force the … Continue reading Indigenous Communities Occupy Maple Oil Wells; Talisman Retreats; Tone Set for New Exploration Wave

Talisman Energy Withdraws from Peruvian Amazon

Source: Amazon Watch Calgary, Canada – Today (September 13th), Talisman Energy (TLM) announced its decision to cease oil exploration activities in the Peruvian Amazon and to exit the country upon completion of ongoing commercial transactions. “We have fought long and hard against Talisman’s drilling in our territory because of the negative environmental and social impacts we have seen from oil drilling around the world,” said Peas Peas Ayui, President of the National Achuar Federation of Peru (FENAP). “Now that Talisman is leaving we can focus on achieving our own vision for development and leave a healthy territory for future generations.” … Continue reading Talisman Energy Withdraws from Peruvian Amazon