Achuar leaders in Ottawa, Canada (2012) Photo by Amazon Watch
The Achuar Peoples have a won a major victory in their eight-year struggle against a Canadian oil company in the Amazon rainforest. Yesterday, Talisman Energy announced that it will be withdrawing from the Achuar’s…
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