Ecuador’s ecological disaster deepens: oil spill reaches Yasuni megadiverse zone

It is the consequence of the spill of 6,300 barrels in the Amazon due to a rupture in an oil pipeline in the area of the Coca River eroded by the deficiencies in the construction of a Chinese dam.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With more than 1 million hectares, Yasuní is one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet. Yasuní is divided into the Yasuní National Park Protected Area, the Intangible Zone, the Buffer Zone, and the Oil Exploitation Zone.

According to information from the Ministry of the Environment, Yasuní is the largest protected area in continental Ecuador. It is located 250 kilometers from Quito, the country's capital, in the heart of the

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