Ecuador's Oil-thirsty President Says Newspapers Should Go Digital to Help the Environment
Posted: 8/20/2013  |  By: Amar Toor | The Verge
The president of Ecuador has proposed a referendum to eliminate all print newspapers in the country, as a measure to combat deforestation and global warming. President Rafael Correa suggested the move in a series of posts to his Twitter account Monday, after announcing a controversial plan to begin drilling for oil in a protected area of the Amazon rainforest.