mercredi 30 mars 2016

A Journey to the Front Lines of Ecuador’s Next Oil Battle

30/03/2016 -

UPDATE: As we write, the Ecuadorian government has just announced that it began drilling the controversial ITT (Ishpingo-Tambococha-Tiputini) oil field in Yasuní National Park. The well platform, known as Tiputini C, is on the border of the park, while the rest of the field and Block 43 concession overlaps what is widely understood as one of the most biodiverse places on the planet and home to indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation. The government hopes to extract the first oil by the end of 2016... Read more