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11,000 Barrels of Oil Spill Into the Coca River in the Amazon


Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, water, pollution, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, forests, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 434 days ago - news.mongabay.com
On May 31st, a landslide ruptured an oil pipeline in Ecuadorean Amazon, sending around 11,000 barrels of oil ( 420,000 gallons) into the Coca River.In addition to possible environmental damage, the oil spill temporarily contaminated drinking water for the



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Comments

Frans Badenhorst (551)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 12:36 am
I have just a lot of inappropriate swearwords here..........
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 3:38 am
Big oil always seems to be at fault. We must continue our fight against them. Thank you.
 

John S. (300)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 6:17 am
Noted.
 

Natasha Salgado (518)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 7:26 am
Oil=disaster...Thx Cal.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 9:54 am
Thank you! This has to stop! The oil and gas companies are destroying the planet. (n, p, t)
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 9:54 am
Thank you! This has to stop! The oil and gas companies are destroying the planet. (n, p, t)
 

Carol D. (108)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 10:54 am
Thats terrible Oil companies have a lot to answer for


noted thanks
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 1:42 pm
Sadly noted
 

samantha l (0)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 1:55 pm
Noted :(
 

Robin T. (14)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 2:17 pm
Greed and lack of respect for the environment......................Who gives a damn about the future of our planet or future generations as long as they make a $.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 3:02 pm
What a horror story. Because a landslide caused this, no doubt this will be a battle between the oil producer and the government in terms of responsibility.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 5:21 pm
Sadly noted. Thanks.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 6:39 pm
That's tragic. I'm sorry to hear of it.
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 7:29 pm
if I leave out the swear words I have nothing to say!!!
 

Nils Anders Lunde (544)
Friday June 14, 2013, 3:15 am
Noted
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 7:36 am
No more pipelines. Get off fossil fuels before the whole world is coated with oil and we have no water for us or the animals who certainly have no say in our destructive behaviors.
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:10 am
Noted.
 

Ondine J. (133)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:57 pm
Noted, like others Id rather not say what's on my mind.
 
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