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Total Won't Drill for Oil in Virunga World Heritage Site! ! !


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, habitat, wildlife )

Cher
- 484 days ago - wwf.org.uk
Great news from France - oil company Total has made an assurance that it won't explore for oil within the boundaries of Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). At the company's annual shareholder meeting in Paris on Friday, chairman



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charlotte m. (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:43 am
good news
 

Christeen Anderson (490)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:23 am
Thanks for sharing this good news.
 

Bianca D. (86)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:23 am
That is very good news. Though I'm continually amazed by how we must campaign to protect sites that are already protected by law or have been decreed natural or cultural heritage.
 

Tina P. (30)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:24 am
A rare use of good common sense!
 

Nyack Clancy (435)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:27 am
Terrific! Thanks for the great news
 

Barbara D. (73)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:16 am
Very good! A very responsible decision.
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:56 am
:-))
 

Sara P. (57)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:34 am
Ah, finally something good!!! Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Anders Jonsson (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:05 am
Good news!
Thanks for sharing!
 

Shanti S. (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:14 pm
Thank you.
 

Carmen Elisa Bonilla-Jones (1)
Monday May 20, 2013, 1:36 pm
They should be commended for listening to the people. Now lets make sure they keep their word.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:13 pm
Again, another piece of good news.
 

ewoud k. (73)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:52 pm
Good news. Hope they keep their word.
 

Jude Hand (59)
Monday May 20, 2013, 3:43 pm
Noted. Love to hear it! Total, I wonder if the U.S.'s "big oil" companies would listen to you? Somehow, I doubt it.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday May 20, 2013, 3:59 pm
Wonderful news, thank you.
 

Sherri O. (257)
Monday May 20, 2013, 4:31 pm
Thanks for the positive news.
 

pam w. (191)
Monday May 20, 2013, 4:35 pm
GREAT! THANKS!
 

Debra Tate (17)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:12 pm
So glad to hear that!
 

Monica D. (580)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:24 pm
Good.
 

Ryan Yehling (49)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:32 pm
Great news!
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1084)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:22 pm
Noted. Thanks Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 1:09 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Sherri G. (113)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 1:24 am
Good for Total Oil. Noted TY Cher
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 1:29 am
Excellent!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:01 am
Great news! Thanks for sharing.
 

Lydia M. (77)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:57 pm
Great & Positive news.. Thanks.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:42 am
noted, thanks Cher
 

Mary Furlong (198)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 11:56 am
YES!
 
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