Survival International

The miners reportedly bragged about the slaughter.
It is important to remember that there is a lot more to India than the craziness one experiences, if one has the desire and the patience to look for it.
Over the past few weeks, all twelve indigenous villages participating in a referendum voted against mining on Niyamgiri, a mountain sacred to the tribe. The victory gives rare hope to India's 650-odd tribes, many of which face displacement by mining, dams, and other "development."
Throughout its history, ERM has proven instrumental in the fossil fuel industry's deployment of the "Tobacco Playbook," magically transforming one-sided scientific debates like climate change and ecological impacts of extreme pipeline proposals into faux two-sided disputes.
Construction of an oil pipeline running for approximately 207 kilometers through one of the most remote, biodiverse parts of the Peruvian Amazon has been delayed.