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Oil and Gas Drilling on the Rise in Ecuador and Peru; Indigenous Communities Share Concerns

Environment  (tags: indigenous rights, culture, oil drilling, ecology, world, protection, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, pollution, wildlife, conservation, forests, green, habitatdestruction )

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Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its operations into an area inhabited by nomadic groups that shun contact

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Daniel Partlow (179)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 5:42 am
We need to get off fossil fuels and develope green renewable energy sources as fast as we can. It is already too late to delay! Leave our forests and wilderness alone!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 4:03 pm
Thanks for the update.

greenplanet e (155)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 4:16 pm
That's terrible. Leave the rainforests and peoples alone. Will greed and destruction never stop?

Christeen A (371)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 4:38 pm
Please stop this madness now.

Monica D (580)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 5:07 pm
Use less oil - go car-free if you can ...

David C (129)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 8:35 am
...not to mention the copper and gold mining, too......POLLUTION KILLING THE WATER AND LAND......

good NRDC article about gold/copper mining in Peru

Si M. (0)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 7:03 am
First Liberty Energy doing a great job at USA.
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