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  • Tags: ecological damage

Petroleum extraction by oil companies has caused extensive damage to the Ecuadorian Amazon and as a result local indigenous populations have suffered the most. Oil rights have changed control often in Ecuador, but policy makers have yet to address…

The establishment of a Pan-American highway through the rain forest to connect Colombia and Panama(Plan Pacifico) threatens extreme ecological damage. Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities are banding together to oppose the plan.
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