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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Spanish oil company develops own rules for contacting uncontacted Amazon tribes

Spanish oil company develops own rules for contacting uncontacted Amazon tribes

Date : 26th March 2010, Source : Mongabay



Imagine you're in one of the remotest parts of the Amazon rainforest and suddenly you come across members of an uncontacted tribe. What should you do? The experts say, "Turn around. At all costs, make no attempt at contact." Repsol YPF, exploring for oil in northern Peru, has taken a different approach. Despite the extreme vulnerability of the tribes to any form of contact, the company suggests that its workers talk to them in certain instances, and even provides specific phrases to use and conversation topics to address.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0326-repsol_peru.html





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