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Peru: Gas company targets protected Manú park

Guardian: An energy company is eyeing up the gas reserves of a national park in the Peruvian Amazon whose biodiversity Unesco says “exceeds that of any other place on Earth” and is home to indigenous people who have no regular contact with the outside world, a leaked document seen by the Guardian shows. The revelation about Manú national park follows rumours and reports circulating in Peru that the government will create a gas concession bordering or including parts of the park, but which have not been… Continue reading

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20 Million Years Later, Russians Work To Drill Into Lake

National Public Radio: DAVID GREENE, HOST: Imagine a place on earth where there’s been no light, no wind for millions of years. Lake Vostok is one such place. Continue reading

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