The Waorani is a community of around 5,000 people, owning around 800,000 hectares of land. Photo: AFP The Waorani is a community of around 5,000 people, owning around 800,000 hectares of land. Photo: AFP
The Waorani is a community of around 5,000 people, owning around 800,000 hectares of land. Photo: AFP
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Amazon community battles Chinese oil firm: ‘Rainfall tastes like coal’

  • Local people object to widespread practice of flaring, where natural gas produced from oil wells is burned
  • Indigenous Waorani say smoke produced is contaminating their land and water sources

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The Waorani is a community of around 5,000 people, owning around 800,000 hectares of land. Photo: AFP The Waorani is a community of around 5,000 people, owning around 800,000 hectares of land. Photo: AFP
The Waorani is a community of around 5,000 people, owning around 800,000 hectares of land. Photo: AFP
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