Article by Katya Gorbatiouk, The Ensemble I February 2, 2022
“Solidaridad is an international civil society organization with over 50 years of experience in developing solutions to make communities more resilient — from our early roots supporting repressed communities in Latin America to our current work fostering more sustainable supply chains. We currently work in over 40 countries, on five continents, through eight independently supervised regional offices.”
“The Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest finance (LEAF) Coalition’s goal to halt deforestation by financing large scale tropical forest protection. In 2021, the Coalition mobilized $1bn in financing, kicking off largest-ever public-private efforts to protect tropical forests.”
“AmazoniAlerta is a blockchain based app designed with and for the people of the Amazon. It enables users to share and store, securely, anonymously and in real-time, critical data on attacks on them and the forest.”
Report by Lisa Viscidi & Sarah Phillips, Interamerican Dialogue | May 2021
Article by Cristina V. Burelli & Claudia Fernandez, CSIS | April 5, 2021
Article by Francisco Dallmeier & Cristina V. Burelli, Washington Post | February 22, 2021
Documentary by SOSOrinoco I February 1, 2021 (Spanish with English subtitles) I A documentary short and third-place winner of the 2021 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest, it contrasts the unique beauty of Venezuelan Amazonia with the human and environmental devastation caused by illegal mining in Southern Venezuela.
Article by Chris Van Dam, Forest Trends I September 10, 2020
This situation report is produced by the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO) and Global Development One (GDO). It focuses on the malaria situation in Venezuela from January 2000 to June 2019, underscoring the role that the complex humanitarian crisis has played in more recent years. www.icaso.org
Read the report on the resurgence of malaria and the report on the resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases in Venezuela (measles and diphtheria), affecting the indigenous people in a disproportionate way.
Natural treasures and biodiversity such as these in Amazonas, Venezuela, are under serious threat from the regime of Nicolás Maduro and the mafias that control the regions South of the Orinoco River.