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Nature & Culture International Helps Ecuador Establish a 6.3-million-acre Conservation Corridor in Amazon Rainforest

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Antonio Kubes, prefect of Pastaza Province, noted that the creation of this reserve will underpin the sustainable development of the region.

Culminating three years of collaboration by provincial and local governments, indigenous communities and Nature and Culture International (NCI), the Provincial Council of Pastaza, Ecuador, established the 6.3-million-acre (2.5 million hectare) Pastaza Ecological Sustainable Use Area on Feb. 24. This vast area is larger than the state of Maryland and considered by scientists to be one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth.

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Antonio Kubes, prefect of Pastaza Province, who has been a key proponent for the creation of the protected area, noted that the creation of this reserve will underpin the sustainable development of the region, providing benefits to the local population, while protecting a global resource.

Renzo Paladines, director of NCI Ecuador, said, “The creation of the Pastaza reserve is a global example of what local and provincial governments working together with indigenous communities can do to protect vital natural resources while ensuring their own long-term sustainable development and livelihoods.”

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