Marañón Waterkeeper is the guardian, steward and voice of the Marañón river; A non-governmental organization whose mission is to protect and promote the Marañón River. We unite, educate and empower people to address the major issues that threaten this watershed.
We believe the communities and species that rely on the Marañón River have a right to exist. We believe the Amazon is essential to life on earth as we know it, and the source of this mighty river is a critical link in this interconnected ecosystem. The protection of the Marañón River is a global issue and to address we bring support from all corners of the globe.
Marañón Waterkeeper is a member of the WATERKEEPER® Alliance; a global network of more than 275 Waterkeeper Organizations dedicated to protecting to rivers, lakes, bays, sounds and other water bodies around the globe through grassroots action. The vision of the Waterkeeper Movement is for swimmable, drinkable, fishable waterways worldwide. The guiding principle of Waterkeepers is that without water, there can be no life, and without clean water, there can be no healthy life.
WE ARE WORKING TO PROTECT THE MARAÑÓN RIVER
Remando Juntos por el Marañón
Remando Juntos is a community based outreach team that was formed in 2014 . The team continues to run a campaign to educate Peru and spread awareness about the importance of Marañón River. Since formation the team has created photographic, video and print materials and regularly runs community outreach events. In 2015 the group traveled to remote riverside villages to deliver informative presentations and helped to create ‘The Serpent of Gold Documentary’.