Ecuadorian rainforests under threat from miners, corrupt officials

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The stunning Les Cedros rainforest is under threat from international mining interests after a commissions were handed out by a corrupt politician last year.

The rain-forest is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including the last species of bear native to South America.

The Rainforest Information Centre is part of a global charge to rescind these mining concessions and save the wildlife and the indigenous people that call Les Cedros home.

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