Uno de los casos más importantes del siglo

November 24, 2020Espanol

El caso de Los Cedros es uno de los más importantes de este siglo, y podría allanar el camino para la ley del futuro, dice Mónica Feria-Tinta, sobre el caso en la Corte Constitucional de Ecuador. El caso para proteger la Reserva Biológica Los Cedros de la minería ha estado con la Corte Constitucional desde … Read More

Los Cedros one of the most important cases this century

November 23, 2020English

Los Cedros case is one of the most important cases of this century, and could pave the way for law of the future, says Monica Feria-Tinta on the Reserva Los Cedros case at the Constitutional Court in Ecuador. The case to protect the Los Cedros Biological Reserve from mining has been with the Constitutional Court … Read More

Se realiza la primera audiencia pública para el caso histórico sobre los Derechos de la Naturaleza

October 22, 2020Espanol

Enlace al paquete multimedia de Los Cedros aquí Abogados, conservacionistas y 17 científicos compartieron sus investigaciones este 19 de octubre sobre la importancia del Bosque Protector Los Cedros y otros Bosques Protectores en la Corte Constitucional de Ecuador, y argumentaron que se deben respetar los Derechos de la Naturaleza.  “Se presentó evidencia a la corte … Read More

First public hearing for landmark Rights of Nature case in Ecuador

October 20, 2020English

Link to Los Cedros media pack here Lawyers, conservationists and 17 scientists shared their findings on the significance of Los Cedros Reserve and other Protected Forests at the Constitutional Court in Ecuador on Monday 19 October, and argued that the Rights of Nature should be upheld. “Evidence was presented to the court about the high … Read More

Anunciada la fecha del caso judicial de Los Cedros

October 16, 2020Espanol

Enlace al paquete multimedia de Los Cedros aquí Caso histórico de Derechos de la Naturaleza será visto en la Corte Constitucional de Ecuador el 19 de octubre El resultado de este importante caso para proteger la Reserva Los Cedros de la minería sentaría un precedente para todos los casos futuros de Derechos de la Naturaleza … Read More

Los Cedros court case date announced

October 15, 2020English

Link to Los Cedros media pack here Landmark Rights of Nature case to be heard in Ecuador’s Constitutional Court on October 19 The outcome of this significant case to protect the Los Cedros Reserve from mining would set a precedent for all future Rights of Nature cases, and could dramatically limit the ability of mining … Read More

Cancer diagnosis for Los Cedros manager

September 6, 2020English

LOS CEDROS, ECUADOR — The founder and manager of Reserva Los Cedros, José DeCoux, announced this week that he has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of lymphoma cancer. He is receiving treatment at a private hospital in Quito. DeCoux indicated that he will not be stepping back from any of his duties as manager … Read More

Piden ambientalistas al Tribunal Supremo de Ecuador que proteja Los Cedros

September 4, 2020Espanol

Piden ambientalistas al Tribunal Supremo de Ecuador que proteja Los Cedros y haga cumplir los ‘Derechos de la Naturaleza’ Jane Goodall y otros 1,200 científicos internacionales instan a detener la minería en el Bosque Protector Ecuatoriano QUITO, Ecuador— Grupos ambientalistas presentaron hoy un testimonio legal instando a la Corte Constitucional de Ecuador a detener todas … Read More

Environmental groups ask Ecuador’s highest court to protect Los Cedros

September 4, 2020English

Environmental Groups Ask Ecuador’s Highest Court to Protect Los Cedros, Enforce Constitutional ‘Rights of Nature’ Jane Goodall, 1,200 Other International Scientists Urge Mining Halt in Ecuadorian Protected Forest QUITO, Ecuador— Environmental groups filed a legal brief today urging the Constitutional Court of Ecuador to halt all mining concessions in the Los Cedros protected forest, a … Read More

Research breakthrough at Los Cedros

August 29, 2020English

Researchers have shown that dozens of species of fungi that live symbiotically within the leaves of plants are able to change their biology to decay wood; this new research provides insights into a mysterious form of symbiosis called endophytism. The research was conducted at Los Cedros Reserve, a protected forest in northern Ecuador threatened by … Read More