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2010-12-06 17:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S.

2010-03-03 14:08:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A key hearing was held this morning in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the landmark environmental and public health case brought by indigenous Peruvian Achuar and the U.S. NGO Amazon Watch against Los Angeles-based oil giant Occidental Petroleum (OXY).

2009-05-01 10:46:00

Shareholders Warned: Oxy Faces Lawsuit Similar to Chevron in Ecuador Video news release narrated by Daryl Hannah available at www.amazonwatch.org Interviews Available Onsite Before and After the Meeting LOS ANGELES, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a delegation of concerned shareholders, environmental and human rights activists, lawyers and celebrities will once again address Occidental Petroleum's (OXY) annual stockholders' meeting to urge CEO Ray Irani and the Board of Directors...

2009-04-29 09:00:00

CEO and Board Urged to Respect Indigenous Rights CALGARY, Canada, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amazon Watch will address the CEO and board of directors of Talisman Energy at the company's Annual Meeting today calling on the company to keep its promise to respect indigenous peoples' rights to approve or deny any oil project on their territories.

2008-10-09 21:00:21

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trek through the dripping rainforests of the Amazon, going deep into the wilds where not only beasts hunt, but a fierce Indian tribe is feared for their inclined violence.

2008-03-25 13:35:00

Tribes in Peru are determined to turn the tables on oil companies that have set up operations in their territory.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.