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Crude moves: Activists worldwide are challenging banks and financiers to stop new fossil fuel projects. Now their sights are on stopping South African and Japanese banks from funding a crude oil pipeline in East Africa.
It would run 1,443 kilometers through the Lake Victoria basin and threaten the climate, wildlife and livelihoods of people across Uganda and Tanzania.
So far, the banks have ignored opposition from local groups in both countries — but a strong public outcry could stop them before Uganda’s government makes the deal. Add your voice by signing the petition now, and