#Ecuador

  • Article: Chevron Owes $9.5 Billion for Decades of Harming Indigenous People
    Environment

    Chevron Owes $9.5 Billion for Decades of Harming Indigenous People

    By Joe McCarthy|July 13, 2018

    The case is one of many that pit Indigenous rights against corporate malfeasance. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous People Just Won a Major Battle Against Mining Companies in Ecuador
    Environment

    Indigenous People Just Won a Major Battle Against Mining Companies in Ecuador

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 22, 2017

    There’s still a lot of work to do. Read more

  • Article: Ecuador Jails Chinese Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks
    Environment

    Ecuador Jails Chinese Fishermen Caught With 6,600 Sharks

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 29, 2017

    It’s a victory, but it’s also an outlier. Read more

  • Article: A Chinese Fishing Boat Filled With Endangered Sharks Was Just Nabbed Near Ecuador
    Environment

    A Chinese Fishing Boat Filled With Endangered Sharks Was Just Nabbed Near Ecuador

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2017

    Shark populations have declined by 98% over the past 15 years. Read more

  • Article: Families Brace Themselves as Climate Change Threatens Catastrophe in Ecuador
    ImpactEnvironment

    Families Brace Themselves as Climate Change Threatens Catastrophe in Ecuador

    Feb. 17, 2017|Global Citizen Year

    Dramatic changes in climate are a real concern for Ecuadorian families. Read more

  • Article: This Indigenous Community in Ecuador Is Overcoming Centuries of Oppression
    Citizenship

    This Indigenous Community in Ecuador Is Overcoming Centuries of Oppression

    Nov. 3, 2016|Global Citizen Year

    After centuries of oppression, this community finally won full citizenship Read more

  • Article: Abuelita's hands and other reflections on colonialism
    Citizenship

    Abuelita's hands and other reflections on colonialism

    April 4, 2016|Global Citizen Year

    The indigenous Kichwa people still face exploitation and discrimination. Read more

  • Article: How one man is transforming education in the Ecuadorian Amazon
    Education

    How one man is transforming education in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    By Joan Hanawi|March 14, 2016|Global Citizen Year

    In Ecuador, indigenous people are often looked down upon as poor, uneducated simpletons. Read more