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?
Ecuador’s government praised for undertaking court order to apologise to indigenous community for oil extraction on their lands, but doubts… Read more Ecuador apologises to indigenous community over ‘illegal’ oil activities on their land
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
Social development and tax justice campaigners point to rampant tax avoidance costing developing countries billions each year. Could a clampdown… Read more Close tax loopholes to cut out dirty side of Latin American development
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
What could have been a blueprint for sustainable development initiatives in oil-rich countries, has been dropped amid condemnation of lack… Read more Yasuní-ITT: A groundbreaking initiative that hit the wall