Indigenous threatened to close more wells of the largest block oil of Peru unless the Argentinian firm Pluspetrol agrees to pay compensation for polluting their ancestral lands.
‘Defending the jungle is defending community life,‘ says leader from Ecuadorian Amazon
October 22, 2020
Rosa Aranda faces two miseries. One in her own body: she was infected by Covid-19. The other is the historical pollution generated by the oil industry, which threatens the territory in which she lives, Piwiri, in the Ecuadorian Amazon forest.
The wounds of Pluspetrol oil company in the Peruvian Amazon
February 20, 2015
After 15 years of oil exploitation and six months before of the end of its contract, Pluspetrol fight in court for not paying millions in fines by environmental violations.
Peru declares environmental emergency in Pacaya Samiria Reserve
May 27, 2014
An area of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in the Amazon region of Peru, was declared an environmental emergency for 90 days due to water and soil pollution by oil spills.