News & Press

22nd August 2013

Can Chiribiquete help protect the Amazon from mining?

Colombia now has the largest protected area in the Amazon, with the expansion of Chiribiquete National Park. Chiribiquete, declared a National Park in 1989, officially increased in size from 1,298 ,954… Read More

26th February 2013

Colombia: ‘The impacts of mining are going to cost us’ says Robert Moran

La Colosa mine, Cajamarca, Colombia. Robert Moran talks to El Tiempo about no go areas for open pit mining, the long-term impacts on water, and the importance of regulation and accountability by… Read More

24th October 2012

COLOMBIA: Moratorium on new mining in the Amazon

Mining halted in the Amazon: The Ministry of Environment temporarily blocks the Strategic Mining Areas Project promoted by President Santos Article translated from Gaia Amazonas. See here for original article: Freno… Read More

24th January 2012

Gaia Amazonas is tops!

The Global Journal names our Colombian partner as one the Top 100 Best NGOS. Gaia Amazonas receives this well-deserved recognition for its long-term support to indigenous peoples rights and Amazon… Read More