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  1. Climate Change Impacts Freshwater Ecology in the Andes: Study

    11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Water temperatures in Ecuador’s tropical high mountain lakes are increasing as a direct result of global climate change, according to a new study from researchers from Canada’s Queen’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 10:42

  2. Ecuadorians Demand That Chevron Release Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:37 by Local Press Report QUITO Hinton Communications Rainforest villagers from Ecuador are demanding that Chevron’s lead appellate counsel Theodore B. Olson and their own government immediately make public the contents of a new forensic ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2015 - 10:37

  3. Chevron Rejects Plan to Use $106 Million to Compensate Ecuadorian Amazon Communities

    6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador US oil giant Chevron this week rejected a proposal to use $106 million USD that the Ecuadorian government owes it for breach of contract to compensate indigenous communities affected by toxic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2015 - 10:23

  4. Hydropower Plant Collapses in Ecuador, Killing 13 People

    16 Dec 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report QUITO Hydro World At least 13 people are dead and a dozen injured following the collapse of a pressure well at Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydropower project. The US$2 billion plant is being ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2014 - 10:05

  5. Chevron Takes Ecuadorian Suit to Canadian Supreme Court

    12 Dec 2014- 11:00 by Local Press Report OTTAWA Globe and Mail Lawyers for a group of Ecuadorian villagers will ask the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday to grant their clients access to Canadian courts to enforce a controversial $9.5-billion (U.S.) ...

    Local Press Report - 12/12/2014 - 11:01

  6. Seven Latin American Countries Pledge to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

    11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Costa Rica have pledged to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land by 2020, as part of the Initiative 20x20, launched this week during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:40

  7. Indigenous Leader Who Opposed Mine Found Murdered in Ecuador

    10 Dec 2014- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador José Isidro Tendetza Antúnm, an indigenous Ecuadorian leader and vocal opponent of the Chinese-operated Mirador mine in Ecuador’s Cordillera del Condor region, was found murdered last week, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2014 - 11:24

  8. Peru Approves New Institute to Investigate Glaciers, Mountains

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on December 5th approved creation of the National Research Institute of Mountain Glaciers and Ecosystems, or INIAGEM, which will provide data to decision- makers on ways to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:42

  9. Ecuadorian Villagers Press US State Department to Make Chevron Pay for Amazon Pollution

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Indigenous Ecuadorian groups this week called on US Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson, who is currently visiting the South American country, to demand that US oil giant Chevron pay ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 08:03

  10. US Judge Had Investments in Chevron When Ruled in Ecuador Case

    31 Oct 2014- 10:43 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Amazon Watch The U.S. federal judge who ruled in favor of Chevron in the company’s campaign to block collection of its $9.5 billion environmental liability in Ecuador held investments in the oil ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2014 - 10:43

  11. Top Ecuadorian Official Under Investigation Over PR in Chevron Case

    14 Oct 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report QUITO Free Beacon Ecuador’s top law enforcement officer is investigating the roles of two senior government officials, including the country’s ambassador to Washington, in a controversial public relations contract ...

    Local Press Report - 10/14/2014 - 10:12

  12. Ecuador Issues Certificate to Study Hydropower Project

    3 Oct 2014- 10:36 by Local Press Report QUITO Hydro World Ecuador's electricity regulator has issued a qualification certificate allowing government utility Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador (Celec) to advance studies of the 3,600-MW Santiago ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2014 - 10:36

  13. Coca-Cola Program to Replenish Watersheds in Latin America

    12 Sep 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Coca-Cola Company Latin Center and local Coca-Cola bottlers Area Continental, BEPENSA and Coca-Cola FEMSA have teamed up with the Latin American Water Funds Partnership to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2014 - 10:26

  14. Guayaquil to Invest $20 Million for Sanitation Projects

    23 Jul 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador The Municipal Public Drinking Water and Sanitation Company of Guayaquil (ECAPAG) last week announced an investment of $20 million USD for sanitation projects in Ecuador's largest city. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2014 - 10:24

  15. Indigenous Ecuadorians March for Water Rights

    3 Jul 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report QUITO Free Speech Radio News After ten days of marching for approximately 280 miles, representatives of indigenous and civil society organizations reached Quito Tuesday to protest a Water Law recently passed by ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2014 - 10:10

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