Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest
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How the battle between economic and ecologic wealth affects the people and places of South America.
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Why Ecuador isn’t drilling in Yasuni

Why Ecuador isn’t drilling in Yasuni | Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Back in June 2007, I looked at an intriguing idea coming out of Ecuador, whose massive Ishpingo-Tiputini-Tambococha oil fields lie underneath the most important area of biodiversity on planet Earth: Yasuni National Park.
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Garrett Austen's comment, March 4, 2013 9:06 AM
This is crazy?! I can't decide whether I agree or disagree yet!
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Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com

Breaking News, Analysis, Politics, Blogs, News Photos, Video, Tech Reviews - TIME.com | Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Rain Forest for Ransom
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Ecuador: Yasuni National Park – Wildlife Conservation Society - Wildlife Conservation Society

Ecuador: Yasuni National Park – Wildlife Conservation Society - Wildlife Conservation Society | Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Located in the Amazon, Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park encompasses one of the world’s most biologically diverse forests. WCS works to develop national conservation policies as well as local initiative to protect Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park.
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From a very trustworthy source, valuable information. 

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UN News - Ecuadorian-UN accord that puts ecology over oil drilling hailed as model for world

UN News - Ecuadorian-UN accord that puts ecology over oil drilling hailed as model for world | Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
An Ecuadorian accord to leave vast oil reserves, conservatively valued at $7.2 billion, untapped to protect biodiversity in a national park in return for half that amount from the international community was heralded at the United Nations today as...
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Ecuadorean tribe will 'die fighting' to defend rainforest

Ecuadorean tribe will 'die fighting' to defend rainforest | Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest | Scoop.it
Kichwa villagers from Sani Isla vow to resist oil prospecting by state-backed company Petroamazonas at all costs
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Garrett Austen's comment, March 4, 2013 8:51 AM
cool