Article: “Oil Companies Take Over the Ecuadorian Amazon,” Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC) 7, no. 3,4 (Fall and 1993): 19-20. Accessed November 18, 2018. https://saiic.nativeweb.org/ayn/document/1458.
Abstract: 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 environmental and social impacts caused by the oil extraction.