Germans up in arms
Ecuador annuls austerity decree, restores fuel subsidy
Decree 833 will be replaced with a new one that contains mechanisms to focus resources on who needs it most, said President Lenín Moreno
An organisation set up by priests provides inexpensive bamboo houses to people living in slums and on the streets
Spills and omissions
Landslide dams river, and then frees its fury
Through many weary days and nights since March, the residents of a south Ecuadorean valley kept a wary eye on a landslide holding back the rain-…
Nine animals fall victim to a diesel oilspill in the Galapagos Islands
'Amazon region under threat from oil drilling, mining'
Sacred Headwaters of the Amazon, considered to be the most biodiverse terrestrial ecosystem on Earth, is witnessing expansion of new fossil fuel …
Time, whose side are you on?
As Texaco-Chevron drags its feet over remedial measures in Ecuador's once-pristine Amazon forest, those affected endure a difficult …
Spilling the beans
Oil spills can cause more long-term environmental damage than previously thought of
Aggressive oil extraction spells disaster for Amazon rainforests
Copious amounts of carbon is emitted when the rainforests are cut down to establish drill sites
Ecuadorians lose $9.5-billion pollution case against US company
The US company is likely to leverage the new ruling to avoid paying any compensation to victims.
COVID-19: Over 200 organisations sign statement on protection of indigenous Amazonians
They demanded a ban on all industrial activity and proselytisation in indigenous territory in addition to proper health services and law enforcement
In sharp contrast to earlier estimates, a new study claims that nearly half the world's flora species face extinction
Bleached to death
As ocean waters get warmer, coral reefs look even paler this year