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Shell Oil spill in the Delta region of Nigeria. The local tribe, the Ijaw, complain of loosing their fishing as a result as well as having their water source poisoned. They also recieve no compensation from Shell's poor pipeline maintenance.  COPYRIGHT:© Adrian Arbib

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Shell Oil spill in the Delta region of Nigeria. The local tribe, the Ijaw, complain of loosing their fishing as a result as well as having their water source poisoned. They also recieve no compensation from Shell's poor pipeline maintenance.

Demand for PalmOil in consumer products leads to deforestation - there's more short-term money in palm oil than in ancient forests. And still we keep buying - destroying forests, peat, orangutan habitat, biodiversity, and accelerating climate change.

Demand for PalmOil in consumer products leads to deforestation - there's more short-term money in palm oil than in ancient forests. And still we keep buying - destroying forests, peat, orangutan habitat, biodiversity, and accelerating climate change.

Women unite! Vote your conscience! Do you really want someone that talks to and…

Women unite! Vote your conscience! Do you really want someone that talks to and…

The World community must rally to stop this environmental destruction & human rights violations. Big oil has already caused far too much damage!

Indigenous group in Peru vows to block oil drilling on Amazon ancestral land

The chiefs of 45 Achuar communities opposed government plan, spokesman said, and would physically prevent GeoPark and Petroperu from encroaching

Destruction of the Amazon is speeding up — just when the planet can least afford it - The Washington Post - Mankind has a death wish. These rainforests are ultra important to our environment, climate, as an oxygen source, etc - we "dumb asses" are watching our future disappear!

Destruction of the Amazon is speeding up — just when the planet can least afford it

The rate of deforestation in the Amazon has now increased two years in a row.

Girl lives in the Amazon urges not to kill the forest

6 years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, thousands of people are still sick. The news media has "moved on" & those continuing to be disadvantaged become merely "collateral damage"! Meantime Big Oil continues on its way creating further disasters in the quest for profits. This has to change !

6 years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill, thousands of people are still sick

The disaster took a heavy toll on public health in the Gulf.

This development shows the intentions of Big Oil know no bounds ! Already the Amazon has been irretrievably damaged by oil drilling as Chevron walked away from its mess. This  priceless asset to the World simply is too important for Big Oil to "get its grubby hands on" !

U.S. imports of Amazon crude oil driving expansion of oil operations

Crude oil imported to the U.S. from the Amazon, most of which gets refined in California, is driving expansion of oil operations into the rainforest, according to a new report. Oakland, California-based non-profit Amazon Watch released the report this week to highlight the impacts of oil operations on Amazonian biodiversity and indigenous peoples, as well […]

A pool of oil on May 1, 2009, in Lago Agrio, an Ecuadorean town in the Amazon where Texaco left contamination. (Photo: Moises Saman / The New York Times)

US Imports of Amazon Crude Oil Driving Expansion of Oil Operations

Crude oil imported to the US from the Amazon is driving expansion of oil operations into the rainforest, says a new report.

This sets alarm bells ringing in that this attitude stems from the belief that the World's resources can be exploited for economic gain, no matter what dangers or natural losses occur "along the way". This is very dangerous ground as exploitation for personal gain runs rife !

The Energy Lobbyists Linked to Trump's Offshore Drilling Plans

Trump's order would amend the Obama administration's five-year drilling plan that excluded lease auctions in the Atlantic and Arctic through 2022.

Pastor Dahua Scoops Oil from Petroperu pipeline spill on Marañón River, Oil Concession

Indigenous Leaders Press Peruvian Government for Prior Consultation - IndianCountryToday.com

Indigenous Leaders Press Peruvian Government for Prior Consultation and Cleanup of Oil Concession

Almost 400 New Species Found In Amazon Rainforest But Deforestation Threatens Discovery Of More

Gears Of Biz

Ecuadoreans' Legal Fight Against Chevron Continues in Canada - it is time Big Oil realised increasing numbers of the public are rallying to stop the oil moguls grip on our future. Escaping justice must end - the world community is about to more effectively act ! Big Oil you are under notice - meet your responsibilities !

Ecuadoreans' Legal Fight Against Chevron Continues in Canada

teleSUR interviewed Steven Donziger, a lawyer fighting for justice for communities affected by the "Amazon Chernobyl."

Achuar people living in the remote headwaters of the Amazon are threatened by oil exploration. - they need our help as they lack our resources to fight.

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A hand covered in crude oil from one of the hundreds of open toxic pits Chevron abandoned in the Ecuadorean Amazon rainforest, near Lago Agrio, in a photo taken on April 15, 2010. (Photo: Rainforest Action Network)

Ecuador's Legal Battle With Chevron Foreshadows Global Corporate Coup D'état

Agreements like the TPP allow corporations to turn the world's natural resources into profit at any human cost.