Exclusive: Stunning aerial photos reveal Ecuador building roads deeper into richest rainforest on Earth Yasuní National Park

from Mongabay Commentary by Matt Finer, Varsha Vijay, Salvatore Eugenio Pappalardo, and Massimo De Marchi special to mongabay.com  November 12, 2013 In August 2012, professional photographers Ivan Kashinsky and Karla Gachet were on assignment Continue Reading →

UNDP – United Nations Development Programme : Ecuador Yasuni ITT Trust Fund contributions to be fully reimbursed

07 Nov 2013 – On 2 September the Government of Ecuador formally notified the UN Development Programme (UNDP) that it had brought the Yasuní ITT initiative to an end. Subsequently, Continue Reading →

Science warns against drilling the most biodiverse rainforest on Earth – News Watch

Science warns against drilling the most biodiverse rainforest on Earth – News Watch. Posted by Stuart Pimm The Ecuadorian government is currently racing ahead with plans to drill for oil Continue Reading →

Texas State researchers ask Ecuador to save Yasuní

More than 100 scientists from around the world, including Texas State researchers, have submitted a statement to the Ecuadoran government urging that the biodiverse Yasuní National Park not be opened Continue Reading →