Saturday, June 21, 2014

Mammoth, worldwide petition could ruin Repsol oil-drill plan

SOME 200,000 people have now signed an online petition to try to halt the controversial search for oil in Canary Island waters.

The petition was presented to Repsol's Madrid head offices on Tuesday) by representatives from Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, Ecologists in Action, SEO/Birdlife and the WWF.

It contains signatures from people in 183 countries, all of whom are calling for a halt to Repsol's search for oil off the Canaries.

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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