On August 10th the international campaign starts: In the Esequibo #ExxonNO!! and thus it declared as the World Day for the Protection of the Esequibo.
Hundreds of environmental and social organizations were convened by social networks to campaign starts Foundation “Blue Environmentalists” in defense of one of the last places on earth that still preserves virgin, almost unexplored by human hands. A natural lung sanctuary single original flora and fauna of the territory.
Esequibo intervene to exploit serious oil to the equatorial region. The greed of a few can not be above the present and future of many: human and nonhuman. Sumate join us and spread through social networks this action of environmentalists, ecologists and conservationists the world.
This natural treasure, the great earthly paradise of South America is sentenced by greed. Tell them together to anti planets: In the Esequibo #ExxonNO!!
The River Esequibo with a longitude of 1,010 km is the fourth longest river in South America and gives its name to the area. It is the home of the indigenous tribes of the akawaio, patamona, waiwai, makushi, lokonas, wapishana y kariña peoples, whose survival is precarious. The River Esequibo and its adjoining lands constitute a tropical ecosystem of extraordinary biodiversity and beauty. There are 300 fish species, 60 of which are original to the river. Its biodiversity includes 1,000 species of fauna including tapir, jaguar, turtles and innumerable birds… Continue reading
Esequibo River Basin Biological Corridor
Gustavo Carrasquel, Venezuelan environmentalist, author of the “Bioregions of America” and GEO6-UNEP consultant, requests the Venezuelan chancellery, to take into account the proposal for the creation of a binational Biological Corridor (Guyana and Venezuela) in the Basin Esequibo River, to stop any possibility of a transnational mining in the disputed territory and thus also leaves the current territorial political game… Continue reading
Lenin Cardozo (Canada)
Gustavo Carrasquel (Venezuela)