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Fluye el petróleo, sangra la selva

-Graffiti en Quito - Ecuador

Keep the oil in the soil and the coal in the hole

-Conference of Polluters - COP17 - Durban 2011

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Nigeria

Organizaciones de Resistencianigeria

Building a post petroleum Nigeria

Proposal submitted by ERA to the Nigerian government on the 25th of November to leave new oil in the soil and to build a post petroleum Nigeria.
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Nigeria: No More Oil Blocks! Let’s leave the oil under the Ground

As the Niger Delta boils and as Nigeria looks towards a bleak future with diminished oil revenues, the oil corporations operating in Nigeria continue to garner obscene profits. This happens because the corporations are not paying for environmental costs of their operations and because ecological debts go unattended to. Local communities have shouldered the burdens while the corporations laugh all the way to the banks secured by their opaque Joint Venture agreements.
The trend of profits made by oil companies over the past couple of years are very telling. These companies reap profits in the face of whatever woes the world is confronted with.

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NIGERIA - Stakeholders tackle FG on environment at Summit

By Ugochukwu Chimeziri
Only a comprehensive review of the 1999 constitution and enacting of laws
to regulate man’s activity on the environment can stave off an imminent
environmental chaos in the country.

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World Bank acknowledges flaws in WAGP

WORLD BANK ACKNOWLEDGES SERIOUS FLAWS IN  WEST AFRICAN GAS PIPELINE
But Questions on Compensation for Displaced, “Upstream” Impacts, and
Gas Flaring Remain Unanswered


Civil society activists in Nigeria are welcoming the World Bank’s acknowledgement of a series of damaging mistakes during the building of the World Bank-financed West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) running from Nigeria through Benin, Togo, and Ghana. But they also say the report does not go far enough in answering crucial questions.

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