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Driving to Extinction

Published: June 7, 2009, Author: JayTaber

Fossil-Fueled Mobility

This paper on the Western Amazon describes the relatively intact bioregion as one of the, if not the, most biologically diverse areas on the planet. It also describes the relationship between the four states, U.S. oil corporations, and the indigenous inhabitants under international law. As consumers of 90% of Amazon oil, Americans might want to know the imminent devastation and likely genocide is part of the price paid for their fossil-fueled mobility.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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