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Victims of Chevron's Contamination React to Being Sued by Company

Victims of Chevron's Contamination React to Being Sued by Company

7 February 2011

Victims of Chevron's contamination from the region around oil boom-town Coca learn the news that the oil giant is suing them, accusing them of racketeering and extortion for their efforts to hold the company accountable for its abuses.      More »

Chevron AGM 2010 Action

Chevron AGM 2010 Action

25 May 2010

A powerful coalition of leaders from communities around the world negatively impacted by Chevron's operations are gathered in Houston to confront the oil giant during its annual shareholders meeting. Guillermo Grefa and Mariana Jimenez, two people from Ecuador's Amazon rainforest region, are among those speaking out about the "True Cost of Chevron."     More »

Petition Delivery to Chevron Headquarters

Petition Delivery to Chevron Headquarters

04 March 2010

Indigenous Ecuadorean leader Emergildo Criollo traveled from Amazon rainforest to California to deliver 325,000+ letters urging Chevron’s new CEO John Watson to clean up the oil giant’s toxic legacy.     More »

Activists Confront CEO-to-be John Watson at the Chamber of Commerce

Activists Confront CEO-to-be John Watson at the Chamber of Commerce

Signs Spell Out "Mr. Watson, What Will You Do About Ecuador?"
27 October 2009

Activists organized by Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network challenged Mr. Watson as he spoke to the National Chamber Foundation at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.     More »

San Francisco Premiere of CRUDE

San Francisco Premiere of CRUDE

26 September 2009

Yet another sold out premiere! This screening of CRUDE, an award-winning documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger was hosted by Amazon Watch in association with Rainforest Action Network.     More »

Los Angeles Premiere of CRUDE

Los Angeles Premiere of CRUDE

10 September 2009

Amazon Watch, in association with Rainforest Action Network, hosted this sneak preview screening of CRUDE, an award-winning documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger.     More »

New York City Premiere of CRUDE

New York City Premiere of CRUDE

10 September 2009

The September 9th New York City premiere of CRUDE was hosted by @Radical.Media and Trudie Styler.     More »

Chevron AGM 2009 Action

Chevron AGM 2009 Action

27 May 2009

Representatives of indigenous and farming communities from Ecuador's Amazon brought their 15-year battle for justice to Chevron's doorstep.     More »

Chevron AGM 2008 Action

Chevron AGM 2008 Action

28 May 2008

In a dramatic face-to-face showdown at Chevron's annual general meeting, victims of the company told shareholders and senior executives that it must live up to its corporate rhetoric on human rights and the environment and make amends to the communities it has devastated.     More »

Artists and Activists Unite to Clean Up Ecuador

Artists and Activists Unite to Clean Up Ecuador

7 July 2007

The 2007 Live Earth concerts spotlighted the plight of Ecuador's Amazon rainforest. Pablo Fajardo met with Sting, his wife Trudie Styler and members of The Police, and Daryl Hannah was interviewed on Bravo discussing her recent trip to Ecuador. In Lago, activists formed giant words "Justice" and "SOS".     More »

Chevron AGM 2007 Action

Chevron AGM 2007 Action

25 April 2007

Ecuador Disaster Dominates Chevron Shareholder Meeting, Chevron CEO Invited: Join Us: Put These Scandals behind You.     More »

Crude Reflections

Crude Reflections

April 2005

View photos by San Francisco Bay Area photographers Lou Dematteis and Kayana Szymczak, who traveled to Ecuador to document the physical and emotional reality of those affected by pollution and their struggle for justice.     More »