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Over 100 Scientists Warn Ecuadorian Congress Against Oil Development in Yasuni

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Over 100 scientists have issued a statement to the Ecuadorian Congress warning that proposed oil development and accompanying roads in Yasuni National Park will degrade its "extraordinary biodiversity."

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Past Member (0)
Friday October 4, 2013, 4:02 am

Christeen Anderson (659)
Friday October 4, 2013, 4:57 am
Please listen.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Friday October 4, 2013, 5:25 am
I like the Ecuadorian Tapir. It would be wrong to let it become extinct.
People who destroy biodiversity and the culture of indigenous people do not know that what they are destroying is worth a lot more than what they get by doing so.
It reminds me of a line from Fitzgerald's translation of Omar Khayyam: " I often wonder what the wintners buy one half as precious as the goods they sell." Int he poem wine and drunk are symbolic of enlightenment.

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday October 4, 2013, 6:45 am
Thx for the info

pam w. (138)
Friday October 4, 2013, 6:48 am
And who do you suppose will win this one?

Bruno Moreira (61)
Friday October 4, 2013, 7:28 am
noted thanks

. (0)
Friday October 4, 2013, 7:45 am
Good for them! Thanks for sharing, Cal.

Ben Oscarsito (275)
Friday October 4, 2013, 7:55 am
Will they listen...???

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday October 4, 2013, 10:11 am

Frances Darcy (225)
Friday October 4, 2013, 2:13 pm

Michael Kirkby (97)
Friday October 4, 2013, 4:02 pm
Noted & posted

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday October 4, 2013, 6:12 pm

Jason S. (50)
Friday October 4, 2013, 8:35 pm
Good posting, thanks

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 6:57 am
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