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First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre

First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre

In 2017, the First Ayahuasca Indigenous Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) was held in Acre, in response to the two AYA World Ayahuasca Conference, organised in 2014 and 2016, by researchers from the fields of medicine, ethnobotany, psychology, pharmacology, and anthropology, to discuss the effects of the drink, their experiences in the treatment of chemical dependency and depression, andContinue Reading First Indigenous Ayahuasca Conference (Yubaka Hayrá) in Acre

Ecuadorian government sentenced against multinational oil corporation Chevron / Texaco

Ecuadorian government sentenced against multinational oil corporation Chevron / Texaco

Since 1964, Chevron has operated an oil field in northern Ecuador, near Lago Agrio. This exploitation has led to the contamination of ecosystems and diseased many of the indigenous populations living around. In 2018, the International Private Court in La Haye opposes the conviction of Chevron and overturns the decision. The Ecuadorian government is fined $Continue Reading Ecuadorian government sentenced against multinational oil corporation Chevron / Texaco