Friday, December 30, 2011

World pays Ecuador not to extract oil from rainforest

An alliance of European local authorities, national governments, US film stars, Japanese shops, soft drink companies and Russian foundations have stepped in to prevent oil companies exploiting 900m barrels of crude oil from one of the world's most biologically rich tracts of land. 

This is BLOODY BRILLIANT! Read this article from The Guardian - a new step forwards.

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