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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Oil Companies poised to penetrate the Ecuadorian Amazon

Oil Companies poised to penetrate the Ecuadorian Amazon

Date : 28th April 2004, Source : ENS



By Matt Finer, Ph.D.

YASUNI NATIONAL PARK, Ecuador, April 28, 2004 (ENS) - The Brazilian national oil company PetroBras is now finalizing plans to build a 45 kilometer (28 mile) access road into the heart of the ultradiverse Yasuni National Park in the the Ecuadorian Amazon. This road will be a completely new artery into remote, roadless, primary Amazonian rainforest largely untouched by human activities.

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