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When environmentalists, conservationists and those simply opposed to oil drilling in Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park were told they had to raise $3.6 billion by 2024 and make scheduled payments to stop it, many worried it could not be done. continue reading »
In exchange for not mining the crude oil beneath its land, a national park in Ecuador had to raise millions of dollars by the end of the year, and they did just that. continue reading »
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended the efforts undertaken in Ecuador to consolidate democracy following last year’s unrest, while also lauding advances related to indigenous issues, human rights and the environment. continue reading »