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Sunday, 03 February 2013

Please read and, if you agree, sign the petition to protect the Amazon from the devastation of oil exploitation

 

AVAAZ.org
http://www.avaaz.org/en/oil_in_the_amazon_global_rb/?blmhrbb&v=21584

As concerned citizens, we call on you to take urgent steps to immediately stop officials pushing for oil exploitation in Sani Isla. We urge you to protect the Amazon from the devastation of oil exploitation.

More Information:

Ecuadorian tribe gets reprieve from oil intrusion (The Guardian)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jan/17/indigenous-ecuadorian-tribe-oil-intrusion

Ecuador adopts rights of nature in constitution (Rights of Nature)

http://therightsofnature.org/ecuador-rights/

 How oil extraction impacts the rainforest (Amazon Watch)

http://amazonwatch.org/news/2013/0107-oil-extraction-how-oil-production-impacts-the-rainforest

 Drilling for oil in Eden: initiative to save amazon rainforest in Ecuador

is uncertain (Scientific American)

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2012/03/17/drilling-for-oil-in-eden-initiative-to-save-amazon-rainforest-in-ecuador-is-uncertain/

 Ecuador’s indigenous leaders oppose new oil exploration plans in Amazon

region (Earth Island Journal)

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/ecuadors_indigenous_leaders_oppose_new_oil_exploration/ 

 

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