Posts Tagged "Ecuador"
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 indigenous people who live in one of the world's most biodiverse places, the Ecuadorian Amazon. We wholeheartedly offer our collective congratulations to Ciara who has just been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to spent the next year with the Waorani. She spent spent the last two summers
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
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