Ecuador

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Scientists name frog found in Ecuadorian Andes after Led Zeppelin
Pristimantis ledzeppelin is discovered in Cordillera del Cóndor, which straddles Ecuador and Peru

Sam Jones

17, Jun, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Oxygen shortages threaten ‘total collapse’ of dozens of health systems
Data reveals Nepal, Iran and South Africa among 19 countries most at risk of running out as surging Covid cases push supplies to limit

Madlen Davies and Rosa Furneaux

25, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Galápagos rock formation Darwin’s Arch collapses from erosion
Boat tourists reportedly saw the rocky structure collapse into the Pacific Ocean

Rhi Storer

18, May, 2021 @12:56 PM

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Leonardo DiCaprio leads $43m pledge to restore the Galápagos Islands
Actor partners with conservation groups in aim to rewild archipelago and other Pacific islands in Latin America

Rhi Storer

18, May, 2021 @6:55 AM

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Ecuador: community education during the Covid pandemic
When the pandemic struck Ecuador it turned back the clock for many indigenous and African-Ecuadorean families, forcing them to return to the places they were born and fall back on themselves as in times gone by

Johis Alarcón. Written by Dan Collyns

18, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Shortsighted’: UK cuts aid to project preparing cities for natural disaster
From Quito to Kathmandu, millions will be endangered by cuts affecting planning for floods, earthquakes and fires, experts say

Jo Griffin

27, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Women and young people could determine Ecuador’s election outcome
Andrés Arauz and Guillermo Lasso are seeking to expand support by broadening agendas to include LGBTQ+ rights, race and gender

Dan Collyns

08, Apr, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Granta names world’s best young Spanish-language writers
List celebrating authors under-35 includes Cubans for first time and more authors of colour

Sam Jones in Madrid

07, Apr, 2021 @6:47 PM

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The lawyer who took on Chevron – and now marks his 600th day under house arrest
Steven Donziger has been detained at home since August 2019, the result of a Kafkaesque legal battle stemming from his crusade on behalf of Indigenous Amazonians

Oliver Milman

28, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The fight for the Galápagos: race to expand reserve as fishing fleets circle
Ecuador’s president to decide on proposal to expand islands’ marine reserve, seen as vital to protect world heritage site from fishing industry

Dan Collyns in the Galápagos Islands

12, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Squawking bird blows the whistle on fake video trying to tilt Ecuador election
A widely shared video appeared to show Colombian guerrillas backing a candidate – but an ornithologist spotted something awry

Mat Youkee

09, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Ecuador presidential election heads into runoff after leftist wins first round
Andrés Arauz , a protege of former president Rafael Correa, will advance but too close to call which opponent he would face

Staff and agencies in Quito

08, Feb, 2021 @3:37 PM

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