Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has allowed drilling to begin in one of the most biodiverse regions of the world. What next?
Allowing the relentless pursuit of efficiency to create an extractive mindset is not compatible with sustainability.
Ecuador’s innovative solution to its dependence on oil exports has succeeded. For now.
Ecuador has come up with an elegant solution to pay for development while preserving one of the most biodiverse places on the planet at the same time.