Indigenous communities are forced to clean up a 3,000-barrel oil spill in Peru’s Amazon

Mongabay: The images being shared on social media and by the international press these days show to the average eye what the impacts of a broken oil pipeline can be: water dyed deep black, turned into a liquid as thick as the oil that has contaminated them. Those recent photos from northern Peru document how the oil spill is covering rocks on the rivers’ shores, and also the white suits donned by the men who have been hired to clean up the spill in the Amazon tributary. This isn’t the first time that an......

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