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Ecuadorian authorities speak of “major disaster” following oil spill last week

Source: MercoPress   An oil spill in Ecuador in late January has been spreading over the past few days throughout the Yasuní area reaching unforeseen proportions, it was reported Wednesday. After a...

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Scientists Warn That The Amazon’s Tipping Point Puts Brazil’s Agribusiness, Energy Sector At Risk

Source: The RisingOvershooting an Amazon rainforest-to-savanna tipping point would be “catastrophic” to Brazil’s economic powerhouses, experts have said — with especially far-reaching impacts for the...

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How drones are improving marine science research in Ecuador

Source: Latin American ScienceDrones have become an influential part of scientific research, including studies on marine ecosystems. In fact, researchers around the world working in marine...

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Hallan metales pesados en ríos amazónicos de Ecuador

Fuente: SciDev   Metales pesados como el mercurio y el cadmio superan entre 100 y 1000 veces los límites máximos permitidos en 14 afluentes del río Napo en la Amazonía ecuatoriana, revela un nuevo...

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HOW THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYER WHO WON A MASSIVE JUDGMENT AGAINST CHEVRON LOST EVERYTHING

Source: The InterceptLAST AUGUST, DURING the second-hottest year on record, while the fires in the Amazon rainforest were raging, the ice sheet in Greenland was melting, and Greta Thunberg was being...

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Far from Becoming the Jaguar of Latin America: The Ecuadorian Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Turn

by  María Belén Albornoz (2020)Assessing the Left Turn in EcuadorSPRINER, 2020AbstractThis chapter explains the paradigmatic Ecuadorian STI policy change throughout the analysis of the most salient...

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A red frog faces tough odds in Ecuador

Source: Latin American ScienceA few years ago, during a field expedition into the cold Andean highlands of the Cajas Massif in southern Ecuador, my brother Juan Carlos and other researchers from the...

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Convocatoria a Ponencias (Quito, Ecuador 2018)

Fuente: Sociedad Puertorriqueña de PlanificaciónPRIMER SEMINARIO INTERNACIONALUSOS DEL DERECHO Y ACCIONES COLECTIVASEN ÁREAS URBANAS SEGREGADAS DEAMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBEHemiciclo Flacso Ecuador,...

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Hidroeléctricas causan daños irreversibles en Amazonía

Fuente: SciDev.net   La cuenca amazónica podría sufrir daños irreversibles, a nivel hemisférico, de construirse las centenas de represas planificadas en sus afluentes, advierte un estudio que evaluó...

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2017, Quiroga/Sevilla, Darwin, Darwinism and conservation in the Galapagos Islands

Darwin, Darwinism and conservation in the Galapagos Islands : the legacy of Darwin and its new applicationsPublisher:    Switzerland : Springer, [2017] ISBN 9783319340524 (electronic bk.) 3319340522...

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