Mega-Mines or Biodiversity? NGOs challenge Ecuador’s conflicted goals

Mega-Mines or Biodiversity? NGOs challenge Ecuador’s conflicted goals

In a letter responding to a recent DW article about the economic potential of Ecuador’s rich biodiversity, Ecuadorean NGOs challenge the country’s continued commitment to large-scale mining that could “wipe out a good part of the existing biodiversity, and transform biodiverse jewels into open-pit nightmares”, against the will of indigenous...

‘Together we are the inextinguishable fever’: Ecuadorean Government ends attempt to close Acción Ecologica

‘Together we are the inextinguishable fever’: Ecuadorean Government ends attempt to close Acción Ecologica

Acción Ecologica have written to their international supporters to report that the Ecuadorean government has desisted from its efforts to close Acción Ecológica. YLNM are delighted with this news and we send ongoing solidarity and strength both to  Acción Ecológica and the Shuar People in their struggle against mega-mining in...