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Kurikidi Jipa, shaman and community leader of Communidad Sani Isla, Kevon Koenig of Amazon Watch, and Bianca Tapuiy, healer and organisor of the Sani Isla womens project, explain the dangers and impacts oil extraction can have on communities in terms of pollution, destruction and environmental degradation.



Dr Kelly Swing, professor of environmental science at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito and director of the Tiputini Biodiversity Station. Here, Dr Swing gives us a stark warning that ecosystems around the world are close to collapse. We are reaching a tipping point, and must act fast…



Kevin Koenig of Amazon Watch and Dr Kelly Swing, Biologist at Universidad San Francisco de Quito explain how Ecuador’s need for cash to fund devlopment and their subsequent loan agreement with China threatens to destroy the Amazon rainforest…



Javier Gualinga, an ornithologist and guide at Sani Lodge, tell us how the oil companies threatened to forcefully take over the land his of his indigenous Kichwa community deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

It seems the oil companies will go to any lenghts, even enlisteng the help or armed paramilitaries and the police to gain a foothold in these precious unspoiled regions…



Kurikindi Jipa, Shaman and community leader of Sani Isla Communidad in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest.

Kurikindi is the main character in our documentary film, here he gives a stark warning why, when it comes to preservation of the Amazon, it is best for outside world to listen to the indigenous natives, before it is too late…



Yvonne Baki, Ecuadorian Secretary of State for the now defunct Yasuni ITT initative, encorages us to take a step back and look at ‘the bigger picture’ – where will our relentless pursuit of development, construction and ‘progress’ lead us. If we destroy the planet and fragile sensitive ecosytems in the process, can it even be called progress?



Patricio Jipa, shaman and community leader, Kevin Keonig of Amazon Watch and Severino Sharupi of CONAIE explain what lengths the oil companies and their representatives wil go to in order to infiltrate and trick their way into indigenous communites. It seems the oil companies know no boundaries, even enlisteng the help or armed paramilitaries and the police to gain a foothold in these precious unspoiled regions…



Dr Kelly Swing, professor of Biology at Universidad San Fransisco de Quito and Director of the Tiputini Biodiversity Station reveals how mankind is heading down a dangerous path if we continue to prioritise profits over preservation. At some point, we will cause an environmental disatster- that affects all of us.

 

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