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In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines. Meeting an Amazonian tribe whose ancestral land holds vast oil reserves and is under threat.

Newsnight travels deep into Ecuador's Amazon rainforest to meet the Huaorani tribe whose ancestral land holds large oil reserves. Ecuador - the fifth largest oil explorer in the world - is now seeking foreign donations in exchange for a promise not to exploit the reserves that lie under the Huaorani land. But will it work? And more. Presented by Kirsty Wark.

50 minutes

Last on

Thu 7 Apr 2011 22:30


Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Wark