“A fight to protect the main source of the Amazon”

Presentation at the 32nd annual Wilderness and Canoe Symposium in Toronto, 24-25 February 2017
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Sunday, February 25, 2018
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MARMANILLO, LUIGI – outdoor enthusiast since his parents took him camping as a baby in the southern coast of Perú, hiker, mountain biker, climber, and for the last six years, kayaker. Founder of Vive Aventura, an adventure outfitter that promotes tourism for conservation, vice president of Kayakta-Perú, a kayaking club that encourages healthy lifestyles in connection with nature, organizing from basic courses to multiday expeditions, and member of the Marañón Waterkeeper, a non-profit organization that is helping protect the Marañón river, the main source of the Amazon, from big mega dam projects, promoting tourism as sustainable development.

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