Ecuadorian Rain Forest Wonders
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Industrial Signs Near Yasuni
A ferry loaded with construction machinery sails along the Napo river, next to the Yasuni Ecuadorean National Park.
In 2007, the government of Rafael Correa offered the proposal of not allowing extraction of the Ishpingo-Tambococha-Tiputini (ITT) oil fields in Yasuni, if the world community compensates to leave the oil permanently in the ground.