Studying Amazon Butterflies January 30th 2006 Studying Amazon Butterflies in Ecuador
The Shiripuno Research Center started with the odyssey of Fernando Vaca (ECUADOR) and Rodney Guerra (U.S.A) in march 2002, the goal was to help with ideas to our friend Eugenia Nieto Sevilla who begun to built a campsite for an ecotourism project in the Shiripuno River, which is inside the Anthropological Huaorani Reserve and she had been helping ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
I grew up in the Ecuadorian Rainforest, in a remote village: Misahualli; famous in the golden days for the expeditions throught out the Ecuadorian Amazon, a great schools of experienced leaders I had; The natives were my trusted companions in all my trips.
I try the University with a dream to become a Doctor in medicine, but the lack of funding slam my dream, but the forest show me a different story: Natural History;
A handful of naturalist came to the Amazon, lets name a few of them: Alfred R. Wallace, Henry Bates, Richard E. Schultes, Ted Parker and others, they inspired me to look for pa... full info