Ecuador’s Yasuni Park: Oil Exploration or Nature Protection?

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Ecuador’s Yasuni Park: Oil Exploration or Nature Protection?
Agneta Enstr�m
March 20th, 2008

Permission for Petrobras of Brazil to drill for oil in Yasuni National Park, one of the most biologically diverse places in the world, has been suspended, but some damage has already been done by Swedish construction giant Skanska. Unless new money is found to protect the forest, exploration may resume.

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2 Responses to Ecuador’s Yasuni Park: Oil Exploration or Nature Protection?

  1. Stephen Karr says:

    Cool. Holding corporations accountable is exactly what my Amnesty group strives to do. (check out our site http://ai-bhr.blogspot.com).

    Another good news source is http://www.business-humanrights.org

  2. verbena19 says:

    Thanks for the links, Stephen. Much appreciated. I’m with Amnesty too. We have a Brampton Action Circle group.

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