Videos: A climate journey in Ecuador and Peru

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The Andes: Retreat of the glaciers

In the first of a four-part video series on climate change in Ecuador and Peru, John Vidal takes us through the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, where the Cayambe mountain glaciers are melting. In the hills below, farmers are struggling with the effects of changing weather systems

The Andes: The farmers’ struggle

In the second of a four-part video series on climate change in Ecuador and Peru, Peruvian llama shepherds Pantaleon Choque-Condori and Sebastian Llosa Perez explain how farming in the Andes is changing as climate change hits water availability

The Andes: Water wars

In the third of a four-part series on climate change, John Vidal visits Espinar in Peru where, with water in increasingly short supply, farmers are engaging in violent confrontation with government forces

The Andes: Ecuador’s rainforests

In the final part of his climate journey from the Andes to the Amazon John Vidal reports on the Ecuadorian rainforest tribes campaigning for their government to support eco-tourism over oil extraction

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