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Helping the Achuar Say #AdiosGeoPark: A new chapter has opened in the Peruvian Achuar effort to keep their Amazonian territory free of oil companies with the official launch of the #AdiosGeoPark campaign.

Since 2003, Amazon Watch has helped publicize the outcry of Achuar communities against multinational oil companies trying to enter oil Block 64, most of which overlaps their ancestral territory. First, the Achuar issued statements against Occidental that we translated, shared, and posted online. Then, we accompanied Achuar leaders and communities as they led a five-year advocacy initiative to oust Talisman Energy, which culminated successfully in 2012 when the company announced its decision to cease oil exploration activities in the Peruvian Amazon. Last week, we took the fight to GeoPark’s headquarters in Chile.

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Helping the Achuar Say #AdiosGeoPark: A new chapter has opened in the Peruvian Achuar effort to keep their Amazonian territory free of oil companies with the official launch of the #AdiosGeoPark campaign.Since 2003, Amazon Watch has helped publicize the outcry of Achuar communities against multinational oil companies trying to enter oil Block 64, most of which overlaps their ancestral territory. First, the Achuar issued statements against Occidental that we translated, shared, and posted online. Then, we accompanied Achuar leaders and communities as they led a five-year advocacy initiative to oust Talisman Energy, which culminated successfully in 2012 when the company announced its decision to cease oil exploration activities in the Peruvian Amazon. Last week, we took the fight to GeoPark’s headquarters in Chile.a five-year advocacy initiative to oust Talisman Energy, which culminated successfully in 2012 when the company announced its decision to cease oil exploration activities in the Peruvian Amazon. Last week, we took the fight to GeoPark’s headquarters in Chile.c c c  c c c c c c