Chevron, locals prepare Ecuador pollution appealsReuters | 16 Feb 2011
Lawyers for Chevron Corp and plaintiffs who accuse the U.S. oil giant of pollution return to a provincial court in Ecuador's Amazon this week to appeal one of the world's largest ecological damage rulings.
Ecuador court orders Chevron to pay $8.6 blnReuters | 14 Feb 2011
A court in Ecuador's Amazon told Chevron Corp on Monday to pay $8.6 billion in environmental damages, but the U.S. oil company vowed to fight on in a lawsuit seen as a global test case.
Chevron notches key win in Ecuador pollution fightReuters | 11 Feb 2011
International arbitrators ordered Ecuador to suspend enforcement of any judgment against Chevron Corp in its marathon rainforest pollution case, representing another important win for the U.S. oil company.
Ecuador passes the hat for Amazon protection planReuters | 14 Sep 2010
Ecuador is launching a one-of-a-kind initiative to protect a jungle reserve that contains not only a huge variety of plants and animals but 20 percent of the country's crude oil.
The vanishing glaciers of EcuadorBBC World Service | 24 Apr 2010
Scientists in South America are analysign why the glaciers which top the majestic volcanoes of Ecuador are shrinking increasingly rapidly and what effects this will have.
Ecuadorean judge changed on Chevron pollution caseReuters | 23 Feb 2010
QUITO (Reuters) - The provincial court in Ecuador's Amazon region that is hearing a $27 billion environmental damages case against Chevron Corp has changed the judge in charge of the case, court officials said on Monday.
Economic slump may limit moves on clean energyInternational Herald Tribune | 25 Nov 2008
From Italy to China, a poor global economy and plunging prices of coal and oil are upending plans to wean businesses and consumers from fossil fuel.
Ecuador Indians Protest Petrobras Oil DevelopmentPlanet Ark | 15 Jul 2005
Indians and environmental protesters marched through Ecuador's capital on Tuesday to demand that Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras suspend operations in an oil block located in one of the Andean nation's most important Amazon national parks.
Year of the hurricanes?BBC | 08 Jul 2005
With hurricanes battering the Americas again, it is worth remembering that the 2003 season was also very active.
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