When Ecuadorians heard about the BP oil surge in the Gulf, they initiated a meeting with the indigenous communities in Louisiana to share what they had learned from their experience fighting an oil company. Reporter David Weinberg brings us this story.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a town in Ecuador that claims to have a secret for long life, boasting many residents who live to be over 100 years old. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Boston Globe reporter Bella English.
If there were ever a place that came close to the magical world of Pandora in James Cameron's new film Avatar, it would probably be the Amazon. Reporter Melaina Spitzer joined a group of indigenous leaders from the Amazon to see Avatar on the big screen.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is a city in Ecuador named Tena. Melaina Spitzer recently traveled there to sample some of the locally grown organic chocolate produced by a workers cooperative called Kallari, and sent us an audio postcard.
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