The Global Impact of the Yasuni ITT Initiative

(by: María Celleri)

As is true of most uprisings, the protests against drilling for oil in the Yasuni National Park in Ecuador were fervently ongoing in August of last year, but have severely diminished. Still, although mass media coverage has forgotten about the Yasuni, protests do indeed continue in Ecuador in an effort to stop president Rafael Correa from allowing Chevron to drill in two oil reserve lots inside the park. Continue reading