Amazon Watch (@amazonwatch )

Amazon Watch

Bio Protecting the rainforest and our climate by supporting indigenous peoples. #EndAmazonCrude #KeepItInTheGround #StopTheMoneyPipeline 🌿🦋🐒
Location Oakland, CA
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Account created 05-03-2009 20:15:00
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Twitter Web App : Five months ago, Paulo Paulino Guajajara was killed by invaders in TI Arariboia (MA). In this emotional video, Paulo's fellow fighters honor him. #PauloPRESENTE


Twitter Web App : BREAKING: Trump is meeting with execs from Exxon, Chevron, and more RIGHT NOW at the WH to talk about an oil industry bailout.🤬

If you believe ALL relief aid should go to saving lives, masks for nurses and healthcare workers, and the 10M newly unemployed workers — RT this now!

Buffer : "Brazil's message to the world: our president is wrong about coronavirus. Even as his country turns on him, Jair Bolsonaro’s denialism is encouraging the pandemic’s spread. The risks are global."…
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Buffer : Peru’s Amazonian indigenous peoples have declared a #StateOfEmergency. In today’s press conference Peruvian President Martin Vizacarra did NOT address how the govt will help indigenous peoples avoid COVID-19 contagion and support communities socially & economically…

Buffer : There are too 👏many👏companies👏on👏this👏scroll. #KeepForestsStanding…

Buffer : As we look to build resilient economies, protecting the world’s climate-critical forests is crucial. 🌳

Good news this week that a key UK government taskforce is calling for business, including finance, to do their bit in tackling #deforestation.

Buffer : "In the time of #COVID19, the pandemic reminds us to live in unity. We are passengers, life is not eternal. Let us live in unity, & solidarity with Pachamama. Let's work together for our Ecuador!" #Quedateencasa #WasipiSakiri…

Buffer : New bouts of flooding in Sarayaku. They are calling on CNT Ecuador & Prefectura de Pastaza to facilitate the reconnection of their internet immediately.

The communities haven't even started recovering from the last flood that destroyed hundred of homes.…

Twitter Web App : The Kokama people live in the Alto Solimões region & have an estimated population of 14,000 people. Their traditional territory is near the border, & also inhabits the territories of Colombia and Peru. More on how #COVID19 is affecting indigenous peoples:…

Twitter Web App : She was the only person to test positive among 15 health workers & 12 patients. She is currently in isolation, as well as seven of her relatives. She is from the district of Santo Antonio do Içá, some 880 km (550 miles) from the state capital Manaus, in Amazonas. 2/4

Twitter Web App : In the Brazilian Amazon, a 20-year-old indigenous woman from the Kokama people tested positive for coronavirus. She is a medical worker who had been in contact with a doctor who tested positive last week. 1/4…

Buffer : .@chevron wants to destroy ⁦Steven Donziger⁩ so that no one else will work to hold them or any other oil company to account for their crimes. We can NOT allow this!

How a Human Rights Lawyer Went From Hero to House Arrest | The Nation


Buffer : As #coronavirus cases spread across #Brazil 🇧🇷, indigenous communities in the remote #Amazon rainforest are fearing the worst.

Already struggling with the impact of deforestation and land encroachment, the virus is yet another threat to their survival

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Twitter Web App : Join me & allies at 3pmPT to learn how the oil company that ADMITTED to polluting the Amazon- Chevron suppresses free speech & abuses the US legal system to punish Steven Donziger & others who fight for justice.
Panel on SLAPP Suits for Enviro Lawyers. RSVP:

Buffer : Indigenous Youth Nación Siekopai filmmaker Jimmy Piaguaje from Ecuador’s Amazon is working to preserve the teachings of his elders.

In the face of a global health crisis putting indigenous elders at dire risk,Piaguaje’s work is more important than ever


Buffer : While the world grapples with the #COVID19 crisis, criminal loggers, miners, and land grabbers in he Brazilian Amazon are not "working from home" - they're having a field day destroying rainforest and brutalizing its peoples while the state does nothing to stop them.…

Buffer : “We lost another warrior, a great leader of the Guajajara people. Our lives and our fight matter! Zezico’s death will not be in vain, every warrior who falls, many more rise up!" – Sonia Guajajara a tribe member and executive coordinator of APIB oficial…