Tropic Journeys in Nature - Ecuador

Tropic Journeys in Nature - Ecuador
Ecuador Ecotours

Friday, January 6, 2012

WITH SPEARS FROM ALL SIDES by Joe Kane

LETTER FROM THE AMAZON about the Huaorani tribe of the Ecuadorian Amazon, and their efforts to prevent oil development by large oil companies in their tribal region. Tells about a note sent to Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., the chairman and CEO of DuPont, the parent corporation of Conoco oil company, which had oil rights to the Huao lands. Tells about Conoco's elaborate plan to preserve the Huaorani, which included guards, gates, satellite surveillance and other measures designed to prevent colonization of the Huaorani lands. Read more http://www.newyorker.com/archive/1993/09/27/1993_09_27_054_TNY_CARDS_000364231#ixzz1igtLRPwx We are proud to share this story and I am sure the author would be proud to see that many years later this tribe lead by Moi Enomenga and partnering with Tropic Journeys in Nature found in Ecotourism and the Huaorani Ecolodge on a sustainable way to prevent oi Development, illegal extractions,.... For more details about this award winning venture please visit: www.huaorani.com or contact Tropic at info@tropiceco.com

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