Drawn to the Galapagos Islands by their booming tourism industry, thousands of poor Ecuadorians are being booted from the sensitive ecosystem to counteract the negative impact of the rising human population.
Oct 7, 2009 The New York Times
This piece from <em>Utne Reader</em> looks at Ecuador's recent extension of inalienable rights to nature and why other countries should follow this lead.
May 13, 2009 Utne Reader
A new constitution has been approved in Ecuador, and among its amendments are specific articles that grant inalienable rights to nature.
Sep 30, 2008 The New York Times