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Yasuni National Park

What Faith Built in a Place Called 'Shell'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.19.2016 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

"I can't believe that there is anything closer to looking into the eyes of Jesus than looking into the eyes of one of these babies"- Patti Sue Arnold ...

These Photos of Reptiles and Amphibians Will Transport You to Another World

Aaron Pomerantz | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Aaron Pomerantz

During our travels through Ecuador, we encountered an incredible diversity of frogs, snakes, lizards and salamanders.

Rural Leaders to Paris: With Innovation, the "Development vs. Climate" Dichotomy Is False

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

#EarthToParis : the "development vs. climate" dichotomy is false. We are connected, let's act connected.

Protecting The Sanctuaries: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

Planting Moringa Trees and More: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Standing in Solidarity: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Here are the extraordinary people and projects that the Pollination Project's daily givers supported this week.

Ecuador's Lessons in Balancing Conservation and Development

Nathalie Cely | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Nathalie Cely

Our vision is to work to achieve both growth and conservation. We owe this to future generations and to our commitment to keep investing in our country's most precious resource: our human talent.

Ecuador's El Oriente: A Paradise Still at Risk

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green
Dorian de Wind

About two years ago, I wrote about the idyllic weeks and months I spent as a child in Ecuador's "el Oriente." El Oriente is Ecuador's magnificent jung...

Using Oil to Save the Amazon

Stephen P. Williams | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Stephen P. Williams

Cars, cosmetics, to-go cups, heaters, plastic wrap -- where would we be without the black gold? Which begs the question: Which would you choose if faced with the stark choice between the tranquility of trees and the utility of oil?

Yasuní: A Holistic, Creative and Innovative Proposal

Ivonne A-Baki | Posted 06.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Ivonne A-Baki

Today, modernization and globalization have brought vertiginous changes. The drive of those who seek the greatest reward in the shortest time span and with the least effort has led, in the case of our country, Ecuador, to a mismanagement of our natural environment.

Crude Politics: Is Chevron Involved in a Billion Dollar Bait-and-Switch in Ecuador?

Mitch Anderson | Posted 02.18.2012 | Green
Mitch Anderson

As the Yasuni-ITT Initiative deadline approaches, did its chief negotiator make a deal with the devil?

Bonnie Christian

Bo Derek Campaigns To Save Amazon Rainforest | Bonnie Christian | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

While the rest of the world succumbed to the last ice age, an ecological haven avoided the freeze. Today, it is one of the most biodiverse areas on th...

WATCH: Ecuadorian Park Uses Motion Sensors To Photograph New & Rare Species

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In this video from Reuters, Yasuni National Park in Ecuador has installed cameras equipped with heat and motion sensors to photograph unsuspecting wil...