If you think at a macro level, bio diversity means many species can co-exist : Tropics and equatorial regions are bio diversity hot spots and Ecuador is one such nation.
But here is an interesting situation in Ecuador :
Beneath the lush green equatorial forest, there are nearly 1 billion barrels of crude oil.
How can the Ecuador government resist this black gold extraction and making the economy prosperous ?
Check out the slide show and read this article on Ecuador's forest