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Algeria: Fracking and the Ain Salah Uprising


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- 1584 days ago - theecologist.org
Deep in the Algerian Sahara, the oasis town of Ain Salah is a focus of opposition to a new wave of fracking, with violent confrontations between police and up to 40,000 protestors



   

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Leslie Stanick (102)
Sunday March 15, 2015, 4:56 pm
Fracking in the desert with the areas only potable water is criminal. Haliburton and Total must be removed from Algeria. To the government of Algeria: Don't sell out your peoples' water rights to evil corporations for the sake of a pittance. Your people come first.
 

Monica D (580)
Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:59 pm
Humanity should just say no to fracking.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 16, 2015, 1:28 am
Dirty business they should be sent packing.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 16, 2015, 11:00 am
It needs to be stopped everywhere!
 

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Monday March 16, 2015, 11:35 am
This is definitely an INTERNATIONAL issue that knows NO BOUNDARIES.

Just like the sky, the climate, the weather, the winds.....

Earth is ONE ECO-SYSTEM. A little speck in the Universe... capable {temporarily!} of supporting Life...
 

Lyne F (93)
Monday March 16, 2015, 12:51 pm
Didn't know this website. Thank you, Cal.
 

David C (75)
Monday March 16, 2015, 1:39 pm
thanks, leave all the poison in the ground
 

Janet B (0)
Monday March 16, 2015, 2:03 pm
Thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday March 16, 2015, 4:39 pm
Thanks.
 

Dianne D (490)
Monday March 16, 2015, 7:53 pm
No to fracking
 

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Tuesday March 24, 2015, 11:43 am
LEAVE ALL FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND.
80% of Fossil Fuel Reserves must be LEFT IN THE GROUND
if we are to avert Climate CATASTROPHE due to Global Warming.

NO MORE drilling, coal mining, FRACKING,
and transporting, leaking and spilling and exploding,
and BURNING and spewing into the Atmosphere.
NO MORE exploration for new sources!
This should be Environmentalists' MANTRA:
LEAVE FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND.

This will take a Major Effort comparable to the U.S. switching from Civilian Consumer Goods to War Production during WWII. An even greater effort! But necessary - and where there's a Will there's a Way.
 
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