The Ecuadorian government's recent launch of a bidding round for 16 new oil blocks in southeastern Ecuador is one of the greatest threats to some of the last remaining tracts of primary forest in the Amazon. The oil blocks, covering nearly 10 million acres of virgin rainforest, are poised to devastate this fragile and highly biodiverse environment and the wellbeing of the six indigenous…
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Delegates and allies gather outside NAPE in Houston.
The Amazon rainforest
Narcisa Mashienta, Shuar leader and local program coordinator for "Jungle Mamas".
Jaime Vargas, president of the Achuar Nationality of Ecuador (NAE)