Cattle ranchers that drive the vast majority of forest clearing in the Brazilian Amazon are unlikely to be held at bay indefinitely unless they are afforded new incentives for keeping trees standing, argues new analysis published by an economic research group.
El Comercio: Oil extraction in the Yasuni National Park, in Ecuador
Ishpingo, Tambococha and Tiputini are three key fields in Ecuador’s oil reserves. They are in the Yasuni National Park. Petroamazonas is preparing to make the first drilling in areas adjacent to their fields.