Crude reflections: oil, ruin and resistance in the Amazon rainforest

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City Lights Books, Jul 1, 2008 - History - 128 pages
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Crude Reflections chronicles the human and environmental impact of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, where the pollution is so extensive that medical experts currently predict thousands of deaths from cancer and the disappearance of five indigenous rainforest communities.Photographers Lou Dematteis and Kayana Szymczak have documented the physical and emotional reality of those affected by this toxic contamination, roughly thirty times greater than the more widely reported Exxon Valdez oil spill. Their powerful images are accompanied by moving first-person testimonies from the victims, and the uplifting story of efforts by local communities to seek justice and to prevent further drilling.

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Crude Reflections/Cruda Realidad chronicles the human and environmental impact of oil drilling in the Ecuadoran Amazon, where the pollution is so extensive that medical experts currently predict ... Read full review

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Some mind-boggling images in here. And a good description of the lawsuits that have happened and are about to happen. Read full review

Contents

Foreword PrólogoTrudie Styler and Sting
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Map of Ecuador Mapa del Ecuador
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Supporters Apoyo
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