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The story of Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests

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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

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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July 20th, 2012

Ecuador’s plan falters

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May 10, 2012

Sustainable development needs more than just green economy: Ecuador minister

Sustainable development in Ecuador should consider climate-change mitigation measures and capacity building of local communities in addition to a green economy, the Ecuador deputy environment minister told CIFOR.

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May 1, 2012

Ecuador Asks World to Pay to Keep Yasuni Oil Underground

Ecuador is eyeing the international Green Climate Fund as a way to help pay for its plan to trade oil for forests, a top government representative said.

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19 Dec 2011

Guyana forest carbon plan struggles to get off paper

(Reuters) - After decades of depending on bauxite, timber and gold for revenue, Guyana proposed five years ago that wealthy foreigners pay it to protect its tropical South American rainforests.


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by Dr. Radut