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Artists and Activists Unite to Clean Up Ecuador

7 July 2007

The plight of Ecuador's Amazon rainforest was in the spotlight during the Live Earth concerts on July 7th, 2007. Pablo Fajardo, the lead Ecuadorian Lawyer in the Chevron case met with Sting, his wife Trudie Styler and members of The Police while in NYC for the concert. Daryl Hannah was interviewed on Bravo discussing her recent trip to Ecuador with Amazon Watch.

Also see images of a 600-person protest in Lago last week where people formed giant words "Justice" and "SOS".

  • Pablo Fajardo, the lead Ecuadorian Lawyer in the case against Chevron (formerly Texaco) and Luis Yanza of the Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia met with Sting and Trudie Styler during the Live Earth Concerts on July 7 in New York  -> Click to enlarge

    Pablo Fajardo, the lead Ecuadorian Lawyer in the case against Chevron (formerly Texaco) and Luis Yanza of the Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia met with Sting and Trudie Styler during the Live Earth Concerts on July 7 in New York

  • Pablo Fajardo, the lead Ecuadorian Lawyer in the case against Chevron (formerly Texaco) and Luis Yanza of the Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia met with Sting and members of The Police during the Live Earth Concerts on July 7 in New York  -> Click to enlarge

    Pablo Fajardo, the lead Ecuadorian Lawyer in the case against Chevron (formerly Texaco) and Luis Yanza of the Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia met with Sting and members of The Police during the Live Earth Concerts on July 7 in New York

  • July 3rd, 2007 - Plaintiffs in the landmark class-action environmental lawsuit against Chevron gather at the site of the oil giant's first well in the Amazon rainforest, outside the town of Lago Agrio, Ecuador, to demand Justice Now!  -> Click to enlarge

    July 3rd, 2007 - Plaintiffs in the landmark class-action environmental lawsuit against Chevron gather at the site of the oil giant's first well in the Amazon rainforest, outside the town of Lago Agrio, Ecuador, to demand Justice Now!

  • Plaintiffs in the landmark class-action environmental lawsuit joined together to spell Justicia at the site where Texaco drilled its first well in the Amazon.  -> Click to enlarge

    Plaintiffs in the landmark class-action environmental lawsuit joined together to spell Justicia at the site where Texaco drilled its first well in the Amazon.

  • July 3rd, 2007 - Over 600 people including members of the Cofan indigenous nation and other nearby residents form a giant human distress signal in Lago Agrio, site of Chevron's first well drilled in the Ecuadorian Amazon  -> Click to enlarge

    July 3rd, 2007 - Over 600 people including members of the Cofan indigenous nation and other nearby residents form a giant human distress signal in Lago Agrio, site of Chevron's first well drilled in the Ecuadorian Amazon

  • More than 600 people marched on July 3, 2007 in Lago Agrio to protest Chevron's delaying tactics in the landmark class action environmental trial against the oil major  -> Click to enlarge

    More than 600 people marched on July 3, 2007 in Lago Agrio to protest Chevron's delaying tactics in the landmark class action environmental trial against the oil major

  • July 3rd, 2007 - Plaintiffs in the landmark class-action environmental lawsuit against Chevron gather at the site of the oil giant's first well in the Amazon rainforest, outside the town of Lago Agrio, Ecuador, to demand Justice Now!  -> Click to enlarge

    July 3rd, 2007 - Plaintiffs in the landmark class-action environmental lawsuit against Chevron gather at the site of the oil giant's first well in the Amazon rainforest, outside the town of Lago Agrio, Ecuador, to demand Justice Now!