Ruta Spondylus

Image: BHL, Spondylus gaederopus Spotlight on the binational (Ecuador-Peru) initiative called Ruta Spondylus Elsewhere on the Weblonelyplanet.comthisisecuador.com HeadlinesRealizan obras en el corredor vial Santa Elena-Guayaquil y en la Ruta del Spondylus Embedded Tweets WikipediaRuta del Sol (Ecuador) Planeta

Indigenous cultures, languages, and peoples in Ecuador

Photo: Ron Mader, Guayasamín (some rights reserved) Spotlight on Indigenous cultures of Ecuador Wikipedia: Approximately 96.4% of Ecuador’s Indigenous peoples are Highland Quechuas living in the valleys of the Sierra region. Primarily consisting of the descendents of Incans, they are Kichwa speakers and include the Caranqui, the Otavaleños, the Cayambi, the Quitu-Caras, the Panzaleo, the …

Galápagos

Photo: Peter Szekely, Aves (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on the Galápagos Islands Google Maps Background The 1859 publication of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species made the Galapagos famous. A century later in 1959, Ecuador declared 97 percent of the Galapagos islands a national park. In 1979 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization …

Yasuni National Park

Photo: Ministerio Ambiente Ecuador (Some rights reserved) Yasuni National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Yasuní) is in Ecuador with an area of 9,820 km2 between the Napo and Curaray rivers in Napo and Pastaza provinces in Amazonian Ecuador. The national park lies within the Napo moist forests ecoregion and is primarily rainforest. The park is about 250 …

Red de Desarrollo Urbano Sostenible Loja

Just learning about the III International Seminar Loja with the theme of Urban Agriculture and Food Security (III Seminario Internacional Loja con el tema de Agricultura Urbana y Seguridad Alimentaria) organized by Red de Desarrollo Urbano Sostenible Loja. Key Linksfacebook.comyoutube YouTube Embedded Tweets Planeta

Gringolandia

Cover Looking forward to reading Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes Amazon.com UMN Press: The new book Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes explores the little-discussed phenomenon of migration from North to South by retirees, focusing on the historic city of Cuenca, Ecuador. In this city, as many as …

TEDxLaFloresta 2020

Poster Quito, Ecuador – Spanish language TEDXLaFloresta features chats with Danilo Manzano, Alexandra Moshenek, and Dominic Hamilton about new and different ways of understanding diversity. https://youtu.be/8MUIGZ0RH88 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Ecuador? = ¿Qué les gustaría a la gente local que los visitantes supieran sobre Ecuador? How is ‘diversity’ translated in …

Yesterday #Ecuador

Screenshot Responding to the coronavirus restrictions on travel, here is a new video from Dominic Hamilton (and editing by Christian Benavides) reflecting on travel in Ecuador: Planeta Ecuador Ecuador Links TEDxLaFloresta 2020 Coronavirus, aka COVID19