Oil spill in the corrientes river baisin.Photo: Eliseo Hualinga, Federation Feconacor

The originally Argentinean Pluspetrol, won oil on a large scale in the Peruvian Amazon, the habitat of four indigenous communities (Achuar, Kichwa, Kukama, and Quechua), until 2015. Waste water was discharged into nearly two thousand places and oil leaked, leading to great devastation. Fish are dying and the soil is polluted by heavy metals. The residents also have serious health problems. Since 2000, the company has officially had its head office in the Netherlands.

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