fix articles 110207, peruvian amazon
Oil giant ConocoPhillips ?pulls out? of controversial Amazon project (tags)
US oil giant ConocoPhillips has reportedly announced it is pulling out of the controversial oil block 39 in the northern Peruvian Amazon.
World Health Day: Uncontacted tribes at risk of massive population loss (tags)
Survival International has warned on the eve of World Health Day (April 7) that uncontacted tribes face massive population loss if their land is not protected.
International NGOs unite against oil giants (tags)
Survival has sent a letter signed by more than fifty leading NGOs to oil companies Perenco, Repsol-YPF and ConocoPhillips to demand their immediate withdrawal from an area inhabited by uncontacted tribes in Peru.
Reviewing Project Censored's Top 2009-10 Stories (tags)
PC's top censored stories
"This is What a Clean-Up Looks Like!" (tags)
“In 1971, Occidental Petroleum was reinjecting their production waters back into the ground here in the United States and elsewhere where they were operating. [So] they had the technology—it was just more expensive to do it [in Peru], and no one was regulating them. This is environmental racism.” -- Mitchell Anderson, Amazon Watch
Two Upcoming Events to Expose Pollution, Sickness in Peru Caused by Occidental Petroleum (tags)
“Oxy systematically dumped nine billion barrels of toxic wastewater into the Northern Peruvian Amazon, in Achuar territory. They’re unwilling to clean it up, so we are going to be out there on Wednesday at 12:30 teaching them how to clean up after themselves. " -- Mitchell Anderson of Amazon Watch
British TV crew 'spread deadly flu to remote Peruvian tribe' (tags)
A British production company making a reality television show in the Peruvian Amazon has been accused of starting a flu epidemic which allegedly killed four members of a remote native tribe and left many others seriously ill. Indigenous communities blamed researchers from London-based Cicada Films for the outbreak in the isolated Matsigenka tribe where people had previously had little contact with Western diseases.
Oxy Petroleum: War for Oil in Colombia (tags)
Occidental Petroleum Faces Lawsuit for Its Role in Massacre in Colombia Plaintiff Questions CEO at the Company’s Annual Meeting