The End of Ecuador’s Conservation Innovation

Words by Zoe Rasbash Yesterday, the first images of the suspected PetroAmazonas oil pipeline were released. Satellite images reveal the pipeline snaking across one of the oldest and most bio-diverse areas of the Amazon rainforest, the Yasunî National Park in Ecuador, arguably the most contentious oil drilling sites of the last decade. But there is…

A Summer of Snakes and Sea Turtles

Known for their montane cloud forests and tropical rainforests, the Neotropics is home to biodiversity that’s very different to what I’m familiar with back home in South East Asia, in the Paleotropics. It was for this reason that I chose to spend my summer in parts of Central and South America – to experience a…