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DNA Analysis Reveals Troubling News About Shrunken Heads

NARRATOR: In the mid-19th century, the Amazon’s rubber trees and mineral riches brought traders, miners, and missionaries to the region. Settlements sprung up in or near Shuar territory. The fake head suggests some of these colonial settlers wanted a piece of the lucrative trade in shrunken heads, making a fast buck selling fake heads to […]

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Ecological and social injustice in Ecuador’s Yasuni Forest caused by Repsol YPF

I read in my notes that the Yasuní jungle, in Ecuador, is one of the planet’s most biodiverse locations. It has been a natural park since 1979, and was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. But I have not come here to show its majesty; I came to show the historic and chronic drama that […]

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