The Curse of Abundance
Battling globalisation in one of the world's richest natural landscapes
Which come first, people or oil? When money and morality collide, there's only one winner. The Yasuni Park in Ecuador is a haven of biodiversity and home to indigenous tribes. It also holds a third of the country's oil reserves. Ecuador had agreed to keep the oil in the ground. But as powerful new interest groups emerge, the future of the Park, and the people who have called it home for thousands of years, come into question.