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2015-05-18 13:28:52

You go, Ecuador! According a Tweet by Ecuador’s Environment Minister, Lorena Tapia, 44,883 people took part in the record-breaking dig-in which covered more than 4,942 acres.

2014-08-15 23:02:49

Ecuadorian image bank Ecuastock.com seeks crowdfunding to promote its efforts to save South American animal species. Amazonia, ECUADOR (PRWEB) August 15, 2014

2013-08-29 23:25:12

Environmental Group No Drill Ecuador Seeks $1.8 Billion Goal for Ecuador's Yasuni Oil Fields Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Environmental

2009-09-11 13:46:05

Hunters are emptying Ecuador's Yasuni National Park of wildlife via a single road built by oil companies, scientists say. Communities existing inside and around the park are changing their customs to a lifestyle of commercial hunting, said Esteban Suarez, lead author of a Wildlife Conservation Society study. The road is being used to carry large numbers of peccaries, tapirs, monkeys and other species to markets in more populated areas, Suarez said in the journal Animal Conservation. The...

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2009-09-11 09:08:38

WCS study reveals that road construction for oil extraction in park becomes a wildlife pipeline.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.