Working together with EWNC to protect the Kuban river basinRead More
77 NGOs from 30 countries support Berezovka parents
In early July, the Children or Oil? Coalition launched a letter writing campaign addressed to the companies responsible for poisoning children from the village of Berezovka. Parents of the affected children, environmentalists, and human rights activists from all over the world demand that Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV (KPO), BG Group, Chevron, ENI, Lukoil and KazMunaiGaz provide funding for medical evaluation and treatment for the affected children.Learn More
Russian Specialists will Explore North Carolina Shoreline
During the next two weeks, Crude Accountability will be hosting a group of seven Russian specialists from the Russian environmental group Environmental Watch on the Northern Caucasus as part of our Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program.Read More
Diagnosed with "Berezovka"
June 1, 2016, International Children's Day, parents in the Kazakhstani village of Berezovka sent inquiries to the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and the Rule of Law asking for help. Twenty five children from Berezovka were injured following an accident at the Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field and have not received any treatment from the government or from the company that caused the accident.Learn More
Crude Accountability is proud to release the English language version of our film, Berezovka: Exodus, about the relocation of the village of Berezovka in Western Kazakhstan. We have been working with the village since 2003 to achieve relocation, and the process is now underway. The community has paid an enormous price–the health of a generation, the loss of economic prosperity–to achieve relocation.Read More
Vitishko Released from Prison
Evgeny Vitishko was freed from the Sadovaya prison colony in Tambov Oblast. We are grateful for the expressions of solidarity with Vitishko from the environmental, human rights and international community since his imprisonment in February 2014. We hope that persecution of Vitishko stops and he will be able to continue his human rights and environmental work without fear of criminal prosecution.Read More
Turkmen Special Services Increase Pressure on Dissidents
Against a backdrop of growing international criticism of the human rights situation in Turkmenistan, the country’s security services have stepped up operations aimed at suppressing the voices of exiled dissidents. Over the past month, at least two Turkmen families in Moscow, and their relatives in Turkmenistan, were subjected to aggressive pressure.
Our Work We work with local activists in the Caspian Sea basin to protect the region’s natural environment and to ensure environmental justice for communities impacted by natural resource development.
Children or Oil
Coalition calls oil companies to take responsibility for the tragedy in Berezovka.
In June 2016, Crude Accountability was hosting a group of seven Russian specialists from the Russian environmental group Environmental Watch on the Northern Caucasus as part of our Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program. The group visited various coastal restoration projects along the coast of North Carolina, meetings with local environmental organizations and local farmers and fishermen. Learn more […]Read More
This article is written by our friends from Coastal Review Online and highlights the exchange program we run in partnership with Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus. Original article is posted here. By Danielle Herman and Caroline Lamb CAPE CARTERET — Two Russians stood in the bed of trailer filled with oyster shells, shoveling the […]Read More
In early July, the Children or Oil? Coalition launched a letter writing campaign addressed to the companies responsible for poisoning children from the village of Berezovka, Kazakhstan on November 28, 2014. Parents of the affected children, environmentalists, and human rights activists from all over the world demand that Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV (KPO), BG Group, […]Read More