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News Ecuador » Orellana: Ecuador votes to reduce oil exploitation in Yasuní National Park

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

YASUNÍ NATIONAL PARK, Ecuador — A decisive battle is just beginning for Indigenous ... This megadiverse area is located in Pastaza Province and Orellana Province. Photo by José Schreckinger The “yes” result on the referendum’s Question Seven ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: Asia and Latin America cocoa origins also face ‘large-scale’ deforestation: Mighty Earth

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

“This whole analysis process leads us to believe there is a high risk that cocoa has likely been driving large-scale deforestation in cocoa-producing areas of Cameroon, Indonesia, Peru and Ecuador.” The maps show the Orellana and Sucumbíos ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: State-owned Petroamazonas signs private investment contracts for $696m

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The contracts were signed between Petroamazonas EP and Condor Servicios Petroleros for the fields Drago and Guanta Dureno, CNPC for Parahuacu and Wayraenery Ecuador for Paka Norte. These four smaller fields are located in the provinces of Orellana and ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: Puerto Francisco de Orellana, Ecuador 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

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News Ecuador » Orellana: Readers open hearts, wallets for abused mom & kids

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 July 2007

When cops arrived, they found the 105-pound Tenesaca had been choked. Orellana was arrested, and with Tenesaca's testimony he was convicted and deported to Ecuador. In return for helping prosecutors, she was given a special U-visa that allowed her to stay ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: Amazonia or Bust!

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Publication date: uesday 19 June 2012

The justification for Ecuador’s Amazonian dreams is almost five centuries old, dating from nearly the moment that Spanish conquistadors founded Quito. In 1541, Gonzalo Pizarro and Francisco de Orellana left Quito on an expedition to find the legendary ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: Down the Amazon with Orellana - at last!

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Publication date: uesday 22 November 2005

COCA, Ecuador — This rough-and-tumble oil town, at the confluence of two rivers, the Napo and Coca, is formally called Puerto Francisco de Orellana, after the 16th-century Spanish conquistador acknowledged as the first European to travel the Amazon's ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: Revisiting Ecuador's “Give Me the Money or I'll Shoot the Trees” Idea

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Publication date: Sunday 29 September 2013

A man paddles a canoe at the Sani River, in the Yasuni Ecuadorean National Park, in the Orellana Province, Ecuador, on June 15 ... Joshua Keating Joshua Keating is a staff writer at Slate focusing on international affairs and author of the forthcoming ...

News Ecuador » Orellana: Ecuador certifies proven oil reserves of 1.67 bln barrels in Amazon

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Publication date: hursday 14 July 2016

QUITO, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador said on Thursday that state-owned company Petroamazonas had confirmed new proven oil reserves of around 1.67 billion barrels in the province of Orellana, 82 percent more than its original estimation for the find.

News Ecuador » Orellana: Ecuador Amazon oil: Legal battle far from over

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Publication date: uesday 01 March 2011

His parents, originally from southern Ecuador, decided to move to the Orellana region in the north-east of the country to seek their fortune. It was the era of Ecuador's oil boom, and US company Texaco was a pioneer in oil extraction in the region.