Update kerst 2017: Amarakaeri

Rio alto Madre de Dios, oktober 2017.
Foto Hans van den Hurk
Lees hier de update met betrekking tot de
'ongecontacteerde' indianen in het Amarakaeri
reservaat: Update


Lees hier alles over het Amarakaeri reservaat, de indianen die het bos uit gejaagd worden en de oliemaatschappij die hier verantwoordelijk voor is. Wij van Stichting BEE hebben in 2011 een expeditie naar dit gebied ondernomen om zelf polshoogte te nemen, onder leiding van enkele lokale Harakmbut indianen.

Hier een video over de problematiek.


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