Indigenous communities against oil pollution | Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2019

A video about Indigenous Amazonian communities struggling with oil pollution in their native lands. The Secoya, Siona and Kofan nations in the Ecuadorian Amazon have lived with oil pollution for multiple generations. The pollution was so severe, that they used to bathe in oily water, and the communities say this led to severe health problems. Now, though, communities have been able to install rain water catchment systems, which allows them to wash with clean water.

Source: Mongabay

Related to SDG 13: Climate action, SDG 15: Life on land

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