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Issue 413 of New Internationalist

Reader-owned global journalism

July 2008

July 2008

Ecuadorian leader Rafael Correa has said that his government is prepared not to extract oil from Yasuní National Park, a part of the Amazon rainforest - if Ecuador is compensated by the international community by at least $350 million per annum for the next 10 years.


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