Under Rich Earth

A Canadian mining project forces subsistence farmers in a remote Ecuadorian mountain valley to face the dismal prospect of being pushed off their land. The issue creates division between those hoping the project will create jobs and those who feel it will destroy the land. A story about ordinary people with extraordinary courage whose resistance ultimately leads to a remarkable and dangerous stand off between farmers and a band of armed paramilitaries deep in the cloud forest. Under Rich Earth offers a surprising and poignant tale of hope and determination.


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