29 Sep '11, 3pm

Bo Derek Leads Campaign Against Oil Drilling in Amazon’s Yasuni National Park.

Bo Derek Leads Campaign Against Oil Drilling in Amazon’s Yasuni National Park.

Last month, we told you about Bo Derek joining in the fight against the shark fin trade, calling it a “global environmental crisis.” Now, she is leading another environmental cause. The actress/activist is now the ambassador in the campaign against oil drilling in Yasuni National Park in Ecuador, part of the Amazon rainforest. According to Huffington Post , it is also home to “the last remaining voluntary isolated communities, including the Waorani tribe that currently lives there.” The field contains 20% of Ecuador’s oil, its value has been estimated up to $10 billion. Derek said that in 2006, Ecuador’s President Raphael Correa asked the world to give $3.6 billion, about half of what the oil field is worth, to Ecuador. The donated money would be put towards “social development, renewable energy, clean up and reforestation.” Drilling in the national park would then be bann...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/09/29/bo-derek-leads-campaig...

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