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  • Tags: Fall 1989

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (11).pdf
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Over three million people signed a petition calling for an emergency meeting of the United Nations to debate ways to halt the destruction of the rainforests. Ailton Krenak of the UNI accepted the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights award.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (4-6).pdf
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The Ecuadorian government granted new oil concessions to companies operating in the Ecuadorian rainforest. A new round of concessions was expected to start before 1990.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (12-13).pdf
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The Party of Earth and Identity was formed by several Indian nations in the beginning of 1989.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (8-10).pdf
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40,000 gold miners invaded Roraima. 15 Yanomami died as a result of the miners bringing malaria into Yanomami territory. Rivers have been polluted with mercury and gold miners are quickly spreading venereal diseases.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (6-7).pdf
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A Quichua man, Juan Sanchez Pena, gives an interview where he discloses that before oil excavation in their land, animals were abundant, food was easily accessible, rivers weren't polluted. But now, the CGG oil company of France is driving away all…
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