Ecuador: Video documentary on Kichwa tribe’s struggle against oil firms & their travel to COP21 climate change conference

Author: Marc Silver, Emiliano Battista & Charlie Phillips, The Guardian, Published on: 9 December 2015

"The Amazonian tribespeople who sailed down the Seine – video"

The Kichwa tribe in the Sarayaku region of the Amazon in Ecuador believe in the ‘living forest’, where humans, animals and plants live in harmony. They are fighting oil companies who want to exploit their ancestral land. A delegation of indigenous people are at the Paris COP21 climate conference to make sure their voices are heard. Can they win their battle? [Refers to Compañía General de Combustibles, part of Southern Cross]

Read the full post here

Related companies: Compañía General de Combustibles (part of Southern Cross) Southern Cross