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Tuesday 15 October 2013

Why Ecuador's president is misleading the world on Yasuni-ITT

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Oil drilling in Yasuni creates tension between Germany and Ecuador

After Ecuador announced it would drill for oil in its pristine Yasuni National Park while blaming international donors for failed conservation efforts, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has now canceled German aid.

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16 August 2013

Yasuni: Ecuador abandons plan to stave off Amazon drilling

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February 13th, 2013

The Yasuni Project: Protecting the rainforests and fighting climate change

THE GREEN Party is excited to announce a special session “The Yasuni Project” at its spring conference; a fringe event hosted by Dr. Derek Wall in conjunction with the Ecuadorian Embassy.

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20 January 2013

Ecuador treads fine line in preserving Amazon reserve

Ecuador's plan to refrain from drilling for oil in its rainforests in return for money remains controversial. Critics have questioned the tangible benefits of the project for the forest and its residents.

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20 January 2013

Can oil save the rainforest?

American biologist Kelly Swing thwacks a bush with his butterfly net and a dozen or so bugs and insects drop in.

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17 January 2013

Ecuadorian tribe gets reprieve from oil intrusion

An indigenous community in the Ecuadorian Amazon has won a reprieve after building up an arsenal of spears, blowpipes, machetes and guns to fend off an expected intrusion by the army and a state-run oil

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Dezember 22, 2012

REDD+ related risks, opportunities and safeguards for biodiversity conservation – a survey of issues and options in Lao PDR and Ecuador

Intact ecosystems – particularly forests – contain significant amounts of carbon.

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Oct 19, 2012

Ecuador says companies join novel Amazon protection fund

About a dozen companies are contributing to a novel conservation plan that pays Ecuador to protect part of the Amazon rainforest in return for barring oil drilling, the head of the initiative said on Friday.

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July 20th, 2012

Ecuador’s plan falters


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