|Protesting on the front steps of EcoPetrol.|
For the most part, I suspect, we never hear from those victims.
But today a group of people from Puente Nacional in Santander Department showed up on the doorstep of EcoPetrol to protest against the construction of a new pipeline and pumping station would cause what they consider to be a sort of ecocide.
|Countryside near Puente Nacional, |
While this is a small environmental attack, I suspect that it's being repeated in similar ways across Colombia and the rest of the continent.
But few of the human victims - and none of the trees - have the resources and sophistication to protest on Facebook and on the front steps of Ecopetrol.
|An anti-oil drilling mural |
on Calle 26 in Bogotá.
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours