The main demands brought forth by indigenous organizations are a cease in mining concessions and protecting water resources. Full Story
Zika virus cases skyrocketed from 103 just before the quake to 1,275 confirmed cases in Ecuador 10 weeks after the disaster, with 86 percent of all new cases occurring near the Manabi epicenter. Full Story
After the introduction of a new species of finch, a hybrid finch variant developed closed breeding, meaning that it is a separate species - the first ever seen example.