The Chico Vive conference will bring together grassroots activists, NGOs, students, engaged scholars, applied scientists, policymakers, journalists and others to discuss the development of the global grassroots environmental movement in the 25 years since environmental martyr Chico Mendes' death. The conference will take place April 4-6, 2014, at American University's School of International Service in Washington, D.C.
The Legacy: The forest unites us in the face of a shared danger and makes us more fraternal. For this reason my work in defense of Amazonia cannot stop
|A memorial service honoring Chico Mendes on the 25th anniversary of his death will take place December 22, 2013, 4 pm, at Holy Name Catholic Church, 920 11th Street NE, Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public.|
Oil extraction to take place in proposed Amazon tribe reserve
David Hill, "Andes to the Amazon"
The Guardian, 11/26/13
Company slated to start producing in the next few days, but indigenous peoples' lives are at risk