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Achuar Tribe

Indigenous Amazonian People Threatened by Oil Drilling

Aaron Isherwood | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Aaron Isherwood

We travelled up the Rio Pastaza in a dugout canoe to the village where he grew up. We spent the next 10 days living with the Achuar. In every village we visited, the Achuar were united in their opposition to the oil drilling and angry at the government for not consulting them.

Ecuadorian Indigenous Elders Make Plea to Developed World on 11th Oil Round

Nina Wegner | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Nina Wegner

In the southern Amazon basin of Ecuador, the air is filled with the sound of macaws and the distant sound of thunder. But as soon as next year, the metallic hammering of oil drills may join the chorus. Local indigenous leaders are dead-set on not letting that happen.

Talking Super Food Sustenance With Essential Living Foods (VIDEO)

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

I took a quick break from my liveblogging to interview Kip Stroden and Amrit Khalsa of Essential Living Foods (which oh-so-adorably acronyms into ELF....