Noyabrsk Documentation Trip

Photo | April 2, 2012

Indigenous communities living nearby Noyabrsk. Oil spills along with other pollution are poisoning water resources and destroying the traditional habitat of indigenous groups. As a result the traditional lifestyle and culture of these communities is dying. Greenpeace Russia visit Noyabrsk, the largest oil town of the Yamalo-Nenets Region, Western Siberia. To witness the long lasting battle between the local indigenous communities and the oil companies - caused by oil drilling and the resulting environmental devastation.03/16/2012