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First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ethics Tribunal: Ecuador Violated Rights

Quito, Ecuador – On Friday the Rights of Nature Ethics Tribunal ruled that in the Ecuadorian government's ongoing push to drill Yasuní-ITT, one of the most biodiverse and culturally sensitive areas on the planet, the state violated several articles of ... [Published Amazon Watch - Aug 16 2014]

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A member of the upcoming Yasunidos delegation to New York, Leonardo Cerda, says that "Petroamazonas' record shows that its 'top-notch technology' is far from operating according to its own established standards of environmental quality and social responsibility. Transitioning away from a dependence on petroleum is an unquestionable duty to Ecuador's citizenry and its environment, as well as a concrete demonstration of sensitivity to the victims of 40 years of dirty oil operations in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon."

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