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In the heart of the South American continent lies the Pantanal, the world#8217;s largest wetland stretching over 145,000sqkm. With its spectacular beauty and amazing diversity of flora and fauna, this immense landlocked river delta would seem like an ecological paradise made for ecotourism, except that tourism is not bringing in the much-needed prosperity. Growing socio-economic pressures have shifted the focus to industrial development as the answer to the region's woes.
The livelihood of people in the Niger Delta have been devastated by pollution from the oil industry, writes ED STODDARD.