Ecuador’s plans to extract Yasuní oil are still in place, but could there be trouble ahead for President Rafael Correa – and hope for Yasuní’s defenders – thanks to low oil prices?
Environmental and indigenous rights NGO Amazon Watch launch new campaign calling for oil reserves in the Amazon rainforest to be… Read more Amazon Watch launch ‘Keep the oil in the ground’ campaign as world gears up for major climate change march
As the Ecuadorean oil company overseeing Yasuní oil extraction stands accused of a major spill elsewhere in the Amazon, the… Read more Ecuador: Yasuní and the ghost of Chevron
Ecuador’s electoral authorities have invalidated well over half the signatures submitted by YASunidos in bid to prevent drilling for oil… Read more Ecuador: Yasuní signatures rejected by Electoral Court, activists allege fraud and bias
YASunidos claim they have easily surpassed the required amount of signatures calling for a referendum on the future of Yasuní,… Read more Yasuní: The petitions are in, now comes the waiting game…
Anti-drilling collective YASunidos say they are close to gathering the required 600,000 signatures to trigger a referendum on Yasuní-ITT oil… Read more Ecuador: Yasuní campaign remains under threat despite progress
Ecuador’s longest-serving President came to power pledging to marry sustainable resource extraction with social justice while offering a new “green”… Read more Just how “green” is Rafael Correa?
The campaign to force a citizens’ referendum on blocking the government’s plans continues apace, but any eventual success – still… Read more Ecuador: Campaign to save Yasuní-ITT making steady progress, but faces new threats