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Peru's New Gas Plans Spark Fears for 'Isolated Peoples' in the Amazon

David Hill | Posted 01.27.2013 | World
David Hill

Plans by Peru's government and a consortium led by Argentinian company Pluspetrol to expand gas operations in the Camisea region in the Peruvian Amazon have sparked fears they will endanger the 'physical and cultural survival' of indigenous peoples living in 'voluntary isolation.'

REDD Alert: Lessons from Peru's Camisea Pipeline Project

Janet Ranganathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Janet Ranganathan

Many poor developing countries are afflicted by the "natural resource curse," enjoying less economic growth and worse development outcomes than countries endowed with less of Nature's bounty.