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Dominic is a freelance environmental and travel journalist specialising in Latin America. He is the author of the first edition, award-winning Traveler's Venezuela Companion guidebook, and the co-author of the second edition Traveler's Ecuador Comnpanion. Go to his website here

For information about environmental issues and struggles in the Gran Sabana, contact (International code for Venezuela +58):

AVVA: environmental NGO for southern frontier. Anna Sartorio de Ponte. Tel (02) 986 2357
AMIGRANSA: Amigos de la Gran Sabana. Alicia Garcia and Maria Eugenia Bustamente. Tel (02) 987 6717.
EcoNatura: research grants; conflict resolution. Has carried out excellent work in the GS. email: (02) 284 9050.
Venezuelan Audubon Society: . Tel (02) 993 1727.
Sociedad Conservacionista de Guyana: alternative energy projects with the Pemon; watchdog duties. Based in Puerto Ordaz (086) 222 179.
Julio Cesar Centeno: Very knowledgeable scientist and eco-activist based in Merida. Tel (074) -714576.

Indigenous issues:

Federacion de Indigenas del Estado Bolivar-Venezuela
Av. Bolivar - Qta. Devis - No.62
Ciudad Bolivar, Estado Bolivar

Coalition for Amazonian Peoples and Their Environment (US)
tel (202)785-3334
fax (202)785-3335

Iokiñe Rodriguez: Sociologist who wrote her thesis about the Pemon and the Gran Sabana.

World Rainforest Movement

See LINKS section for more


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