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Ecuadorians Vote to Halt Oil Drilling in Biodiverse Amazonian National Park

Referendum protects Yasuní Reserve as well as 'Uncontacted' Indigenous Peoples

Last week, Ecuadorians voted in a historic referendum to halt the development of all new oilwells in the Yasuní national park in the Amazon – one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet.

Voting took place in the first round of presidential elect...

 

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