Thais Herrero

Major Eco-Victory: Total's Application to Drill Near the Amazon Reef Rejected

(Brasília, August 29) — Brazil's Environmental Agency (Ibama) today rejected the application for a license to drill in the mouth of the Amazon Basin by the French company Total (operating in a joint venture with BP). This is an important step towards defending the Amazon Reef; a unique and largely unexplored ecosystem - Total's closest block is only 8km away from the Reef.

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