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Just Tourists on Broadway, but Barefoot and Craving Roast Monkey

12 March 2002 | New York Times

Ecuadorean Indians traveled about 3,000 miles to attend a hearing in court in Manhattan about a lawsuit over pollution on their land. One hopes to visit ground zero.     Read more...

Lawyer for Ecuador Urges Case Against Texaco Be Tried in United States

11 March 2002 | Associated Press

A lawyer for Ecuador urged a federal appeals court on Monday to let lawsuits seeking more than a billion dollars brought by Ecuadorean Indians against Texaco Inc. proceed in the United States.     Read more...

Map of Texaco Concession

Map showing Texaco's former concession area in Ecuador, spanning the watersheds of the Aguarico and Napo rivers, and the locations of oil fields within the concession area.     Read more...

Geographical Differences in Cancer Incidence in the Amazon Basin of Ecuador in Relation to Residence Near Oil Fields

International Journal of Epidemiology of the International Epidemiological Association

This report on a study completed by Anna-Karin Hurtig and Miguel San Sebastián was printed in the UK by the International Journal of Epidemiology of the International Epidemiological Association. It examines the link between cancer risk and exposure to oil operations in the Ecuadorian Amazon.     Read more...