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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Rainforest scientists oppose new oil road in Ecuadorian Amazon

Rainforest scientists oppose new oil road in Ecuadorian Amazon

Date : 1st December 2004, Source : ENS



YASUNI NATIONAL PARK, Ecuador, December 1, 2004 (ENS) - Fifty international rainforest scientists declared their strong opposition to the construction of a new oil road into Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park in a letter and report submitted this week to Ecuadorian President Lucio Gutiérrez. The scientists fear that penetration of the road into pristine forest areas will lead to species extinctions.

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