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How An Indigenous Community in Ecuador Stood Up to Big Oil - and Won -
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, Indigenous rights, law, healthconditions, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, politics )

Cal
- 20 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The Sarayaku, a Kichwa indigenous people numbering 1,200 from the Ecuadorian Amazon, won a historic court case in 2012.
TAKE ACTION NOW! We Can't Let Big Oil Get Away With This
Environment  (tags: oil trains, safety, energy, Big Oil, public safety.healthconditions, protection, politics, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 93 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell the Department of Transportation: Keep exploding oil trains out of American communities.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 98 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Spain Reverses Its Decision to Allow Oil Exploration Off the Canary Islands
Environment  (tags: oil exploration, overdevelopment, Big oil, world, pollution, politics, oceans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, nature )

Cal
- 127 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
The Real Eco-Terrorists Wreaking Havoc on the World
Environment  (tags: Big Oil, mining companies, corporate abuse, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, humans, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

Cal
- 131 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Who should we truly be concerned about: the "eco-terrorists" aiming to protect and conserve the planet for future generations, or those who aim to exploit Earth's resources for monetary and materialistic purposes?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 159 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
Tell Alberta Education to Keep Big Oil Out of Our Kids' Classrooms ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, education, Canada, Big Oil, protection )

Cher
- 204 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Cenovus and Suncor: Follow Syncrude's lead and do not participate in Alberta's curriculum redesign. Let's take action now to get Big Oil out of our education system.
Small Local Protests Kill Big Oil and Mining Worldwide
Environment  (tags: Environment, environmental justice, First Nations, Native Americans, Local Protests, grievance, climate change, big oil, mining, sustainability risk )

Betsy
- 226 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Multinational corporations are infamous for pushing native people off their land in order to open a new gold mine, extract oil, or otherwise extract local resources. For decades, backlash has been thought to be both limited and ineffectual
In a Troubled African Park, A Battle Over Oil Exploration
Environment  (tags: destruction, Big Oil, Virunga National Park, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, ecosystems, environment, endangered, world, wildlife, nature, energy, protection )

Cal
- 237 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Africa's oldest national park will soon be echoing with the sounds of geologists conducting seismic surveys to establish the size of the park's oil reserves -- in direct defiance of requests from the United Nations, conservation groups, and the British gov
ACTIVISM: Despite 'Progressive' Politics, Latin America's Indigenous Veins Are Bleeding
Environment  (tags: activists, indigenous righs, miningintersts, BIg Ag, Big Oil, exploitatio, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, humans, protection, politics, pollution, nature, world )

Cal
- 238 days ago - theecologist.org
There is growing resistance from small farmers and indigenous peoples in Latin America to policies from left-wing politicians who have aligned themselves with the interests of Big AG, Big Oil, and mining interests in the region bent on exploitatation..
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Amazon From Another Big Oil Disaster!
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, ecosystems, pollution, Big Oil, politics, conservation, destruction )

Cal
- 240 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Ecuador's Amazon rainforest is a spectacular land teeming with one-of-a-kind plants and animals and is home to seven vibrant indigenous communities. But Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa Delgado, is racing to sell off his country's remaining rainforests
Polluted First Nations Community Asks Big Oil To Pay For Its Solar Panels
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, energy, solar power, Big Oil, indigenous rights, pollution )

Cal
- 247 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The nation is peppered with constant reminders of its dependence on the oil industry -- the same industry that has polluted their land to the point where Fort Chipewyan's people can no longer hunt, fish, or swim to their leisure
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Misleading Energy Pipedreams!
Environment  (tags: energy security, Keystone XL Pipeline, pipeline construciton, oil industry, Big Oil, humans, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, government, protection, politics )

Cal
- 464 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Remind Congress that we don't want to be misled into conclusions based on distracting statements that suggest that energy "independence" substitutes for real energy security. There are several bills that both the House and the Senate are trying to push fo
Halliburton Reaches Plea Agreement With Department of Justice ACTION
Environment  (tags: Halliburton, ecosystems, environment, big oil, Deepwater Horizon, healthconditions, water )

Nancy
- 501 days ago - action.citizen.org
Are you surprised that Halliburton tried to cover up its role in the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion? In the second quarter of 2013, Halliburton earned profits of $679 million. The fine for destroying evidence represents a paltry .03% of its second...
 

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