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February 17, 2013

Success: Gas giant backtracks on exploration in UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The Argentine gas giant Pluspetrol has publicly backtracked on plans to expand the notorious Camisea gas project in southeast Peru into one of the most biodiverse places on earth, following a shock exposure (http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/8961) this week by The Guardian newspaper and Survival International.

This is a resounding success for the indigenous people of Manu National Park and their supporters around the world. A company that was clearly planning to explore for gas in the park has, as a result of being exposed, categorically stated that it will not be carrying out further exploration activities.
More at → http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/8983

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