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Ecuador's Ditching Its Ambition Save-The-Rainforest Plan, So It Can Pay Back China

Ecuador has a giant reserve of oil that just happens to be beneath a pristine tract of Amazon rainforest -- and for a while, it had an ambitious and potentially revolutionary plan to keep it that way, getting rich countries to pay Ecuador not to drill its oil. Everyone was excited about it... until it failed.

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