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  1. Don't Be A Giant Sloth, The Poopy Water Will Get You!

    14 May 2020- 07:45 by Local Press Report QUITO Interesting Engineering A long, long time ago, during the Ice Age, a bunch of giant sloths met their collective end after, possibly, swallowing their own feces in a contaminated pool of shallow water, in what ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2020 - 08:10

  2. Mysterious Disappearance Of Famous Ecuador Waterfall

    12 Mar 2020- 10:00 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino On February 2, something strange happened in Cayambe Coca Park in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The emblematic San Rafael waterfall, located on the Coca River between the provinces of Napo and Sucumbío ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 10:00

  3. Ecuador: "Fake News" Caused Water Panic Amid Civil Conflict Situation

    22 Oct 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Poynter Eleven days of pure tension – with no break. Thousands and thousands of people on the streets protesting against the government. Molotov cocktails flying around and policemen using tear gas to break u ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:12

  4. Will Ecuador's Bet On China-funded Hydropower Backfire?

    26 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino Ecuador’s bet on hydro to clean its energy matrix and sell a surplus has landed it in debt and inhibited wind and solar development. Only the Odebrecht-built Manduriacu plant was inaugurated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2019 - 11:02

  5. "Atomic" Technology Measures Water Quality Of Ecuador's Zamora River

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report QUITO International Atomic Energy Association Southeast Ecuador is home to a constellation of copper and gold mines, which have sustained economic activity in the region for decades. The Zamora River — which passes ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  6. Ecuador's Constitutional Court Rules Against Chevron, In Favor Of Indigenous Communities

    18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report QUITO TeleSUR Ecuador’s Constitutional Court rejected Chevron’s request to revise a national court ruling that sentenced it to pay US$9.5 billion in environmental and social reparations to the communities affected ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2018 - 05:29

  7. Aid to Ecuador Children 6 Months after Quake Remains Challenging: UNICEF

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The United Nations International Childrens Fund (UNICEF) has reported this week that meeting the post-earthquake health and humanitarian needs of children in Ecuador remains a significant challe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  8. State of Emergency Extended in Quake-Hit Ecuadorian Provinces

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The state of emergency has been extended to October 15th in Ecuador’s Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces, which were hard hit by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  9. Dam Opponents Say They Are Criminalized by Ecuador Government

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report QUITO Mongabay The eight-megawatt Hidrotambo dam has caused lethal flooding and curtailed essential water supplies for local communities. Activists say criminalization of its opponents is part of a wider government ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  10. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

  11. EU Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid for Ecuador Quake Victims

    27 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:55

  12. World Needs “New Urban Agenda:” UN-HABITAT

    24 May 2016- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing global trend toward urbanization could have significant implications for future energy consumption, politics, food security and human progress, which must be addressed by leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 12:14

  13. Diageo Helps Provide Drinking Water to Ecuador Quake Victims

    19 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report QUITO The Manufacturer Alcoholic beverage company, Diageo, has partnered with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to provide clean drinking water to thousands of victims of the devastating earthquake tha ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2016 - 08:57

  14. UN Agencies, Partners Aid Over 65,000 Quake Victims in Ecuador

    4 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Xinhua A three-day supply of food aid has reached more than 65,000 people in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16. The UN Children's Fund (UN ...

    Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:55

  15. Quake-Stricken Ecuadorians to Receive Clean Water, Other Aid

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador International aid groups have launched initiatives to provide clean water and other relief supplies to Ecuadorians affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

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