Tag: Ecuador

Community-based Ecology Education and Resource Monitoring

Community-based Ecology Education and Resource Monitoring

At the Pimm Group, our stated purpose is “A Future for Species Preservation and Conservation.” And we understand that people are the key to long-term success. So we are very proud when one of our own is directly on the front lines — in this case, Ciara Wirth. She is working with the Waorani, an [...]

By April 12, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Researchers hail innovative plan to save rainforest, reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Researchers hail innovative plan to save rainforest, reduce greenhouse gas emissions

An innovative proposal by the Ecuadorian government to protect an untouched, oil rich region of Amazon rainforest is a precedent-setting and potentially economically viable approach, says a team of environmental researchers from the University of Maryland, the World Resources Institute and Save America’s Forests. More >

By November 5, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
Will Ecuador’s plan to raise money for not drilling oil in the Amazon succeed?

Will Ecuador’s plan to raise money for not drilling oil in the Amazon succeed?

Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park is full of wealth: it is one of the richest places on earth in terms of biodiversity; it is home to the indigenous Waorani people, as well as several uncontacted tribes; and the park’s forest and soil provides a massive carbon sink. More >

By November 5, 2009 0 Comments Read More →