Pope Francis chastises Ecuador’s president in call for environmental protection

July 9, 2015 by  
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Ecuador is rich in natural resources and Pope Francis encouraged the country’s residents to keep it that way. Calling for the protection of the Amazon rain forest and indigenous people, Pope Francis said resisting short-term gain was essential. In so doing, he rebuked the current plans of Ecuador president Rafael Correa. Read the rest of Pope Francis chastises Ecuador’s president in call for environmental protection Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon oil exploration , amazon rainforest , ecuador , ecuador president rafael correa , environmental encyclical , oil expansion in amazon , Pope Francis , president correa

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idA’s Greenhouse Botanical Garden Grueningen is a Parametrically Designed Artificial Forest in Switzerland

July 9, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of idA’s Greenhouse Botanical Garden Grueningen is a Parametrically Designed Artificial Forest in Switzerland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biomimicry , botanical garden design , forest-like design , greenhouse , greenhouse design , Grueningen Botanical Garden , idA Buerher Wuest Architekten , idA pavilion , pavilions , Switzerland architecture , Voronoi , Voronoi diagram , Zurich architecture

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Watch as Isolated Amazon Tribe Makes Contact With the Outside World for the First Time

August 4, 2014 by  
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In a rare event that few people have ever witnessed, a previously isolated tribe encountered the outside world for the first time – and the surprising moment was all caught on video. Several indigenous people emerged from deep inside the Amazon seeking help after their village suffered a deadly attack by probable drug traffickers. The armed tribesmen asked for weapons and allies, saying that their village had been massacred by non-indigenous people. The video encounter shows people offering the tribesmen food and attempting to communicate using enthusiastic gestures as two separate worlds collide. Read the rest of Watch as Isolated Amazon Tribe Makes Contact With the Outside World for the First Time Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon drug trade , Amazon gas exploration , Amazon indigenous people , Amazon indigenous tribes , Amazon logging , Amazon oil exploration , Amazon tribes , Amazon uncontacted tribes , drug trafficking , Indian tribes , indigenous people , isolated Amazon tribes , Peru drug trade , protecting indigenous people , protecting indigenous tribes , South American drug trade , South American Indian tribes , uncontacted people

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