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Old 02-16-2010, 08:21 PM   #1
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Default Scientists Identify Ecuador's Yasuni National Park as One of Most Biodiverse Places on Earth

Scientists Identify Ecuador's Yasuni National Park as One of Most Biodiverse Places on Earth
ScienceDaily
Jan. 19, 2010

Scientists identify Ecuador's Yasuni National Park as one of most biodiverse places on Earth
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A team of scientists has documented that Yasuní National Park, in the core of the Ecuadorian Amazon, shatters world records for a wide array of plant and animal groups, from amphibians to trees to insects.

The authors also conclude that proposed oil development projects represent the greatest threat to Yasuní and its biodiversity...
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