On Earth Day: From Ecuador, Portrait of a Green Enterprise
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Decades of oil drilling in Ecuador has devastated huge swaths of the Amazon rainforest and its wildlife, threatening to destroy the ancestral homes of native tribes and their culture. But some of these indigenous people are finding a way to balance development and conservation, while building an ecologolically friendly business enterprise.