Q&A: How the Drug War and Energy Transition Are Changing Ecuadorians’ Fight For The Rights of Nature

MINDO, Ecuador—Natalia Greene ducks her head underneath the fronds of a giant fern. It is pitch black in the Chocó Andino cloud forest and Greene is searching for spiders, frogs and other nocturnal creatures.  “Ah, found one!” she shouts, steadying the beam of her flashlight on a sinewy spider.   Greene marvels at the tiny tarantula […]

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