13 Jul '11, 9pm

Oil company hires indigenous people to clean up its Amazon spill with rags and buckets ~ ~ #oil

Oil company hires indigenous people to clean up its Amazon spill with rags and buckets ~ ~ #oil

Report: 90 oil spills in Peruvian Amazon over 3 years (03/03/2011) A new report has uncovered 90 oil spills by Pluspetrol in northern Peru's Amazon rainforest over the past 3 years. Covering two oil blocs—1-AB and 8—the report, complied by the Federation of Indigenous Communities of the Corrientes River (FECONACO), recorded 18 major oil spills in just the last year. "A week after the landmark ruling against Chevron in Ecuador for $9 billion of damage from operations in the 1970's and 80's, this new report highlights the ongoing devastation caused by the oil industry on the fragile Amazon ecosystem and the people that live there," said Atossa Soltani, Executive Director at Amazon Watch, in a press release. ConocoPhillips withdraws from oil exploitation in uncontacted indigenous territory (05/11/2011) ConocoPhillips has announced it is withdrawing from its 45% share of oil d...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0713-hance_oilspill_peru.html

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Indonesia to recognize rights of forest communities, indigenous peoples ~ @mongabay

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mnn.com 15 Jul '11, 4pm

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amazonwatch.org 15 Jul '11, 12am

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theoildrum.com 13 Jul '11, 12pm

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China oil spill six times size of Singapore: govt

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straitstimes.com 15 Jul '11, 8am

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 8pm

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treehugger.com 18 Jul '11, 3pm

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