Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’While the United States may be weakening protections for wilderness, the creation of Yaguas National Park protects millions of acres from development and deforestation.

Pope Francis Calls for Church with 'Amazonian and Indigenous' Face

Pope Francis Calls for Church with Pope Francis called on indigenous people of the Amazon to work with missionaries and bishops to shape a church with an "Amazonian and indigenous" face.

Peru Shamans Hold Rituals, Foresee Good News During Pope's Visit

Peru Shamans Hold Rituals, Foresee Good News During PopePeruvian shamans said on Wednesday they expect good news from the visit of Pope Francis to the Andean nation, and held rituals on a beach near Lima to give him strength to fight against accusations of sexual abuse that have plagued the Roman Catholic Church.

Amazonian Leaders Promote Vision for

Amazonian Leaders Promote Vision for A delegation of Indigenous Kichwa leaders from Sarayaku, deep in Ecuadorian Amazon, traveled to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn, Germany, to promote their Kawsak Sacha ("Living Forest") proposal – a comprehensive vision for living in harmony with the natural world based upon their ancestral practices.

Trump Attacks Sacred Sites and Indigenous Rights

Trump Attacks Sacred Sites and Indigenous RightsThis is the largest removal of federal land protection in the nation’s history. December 1st, Trump announced plans to shrink the Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments in Utah.