Acción Ecológica

$5,000 to enable Acción Ecológica to pursue several strategies to resist the construction of the OCP pipeline, which would pass through 11 protected areas, including the Mindo Nambillo Cloudforest Reserve, home to 450 bird species, 46 of which are threatened by extinction.

Censat Agua Viva

$2,001 to help organize a two-day workshop on oil exploration in the Colombian rainforest and its impacts on forest ecosystems and Indigenous peoples, including a visit to an oil drilling site and a strategy session on how to strengthen organizing techniques of local communities and national and international grassroots organizations.

Jatun Sacha Foundation

$5,002 to implement traditional Quichua agroforestry techniques, including reforestation of endangered native mahogany species, and the small-scale marketing of traditional arts to provide a supplemental source of income.