About Benjamin Webb

Ben is International Coordinator for Marañón Waterkeeper. When he is not floating down beautiful rivers, he is working to protect them.

Starting a movement, stopping the dams on the Source of the Amazon.

[Press Release] Marañón Waterkeeper is the steward and protector of the Marañón River in Peru, primary tributary of the Amazon River. They are working to stop it from disappearing under 20 enormous hydroelectric dams. “We are sparking a movement in Peru” said International Coordinator, Benjamin Webb. “A coalition of NGO’s are developing cases for protection [...]

By |June 13th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Small Steps – More than One Year Remando Juntos

Remando Juntos por el Marañón // Paddling Together for the Marañón In December 2014, the Remando Juntos team was created. In March 2015, the first post in the campaign went up. Since then we have been working to create awareness for the importance of  Marañón River in Peru. Through our grass-roots campaign we are connecting the [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Public Audiences Manipulated, Social Conflicts Grow

While it remains debatable whether dozens of large dams being constructed on the Marañón River in Northern Peru will bring the development that is claimed, the evidence mounting to expose the corruption and conflict that surrounds these projects. As conflicts grow and injustices are exposed the major question that remains is "why are these projects still on [...]

By |May 27th, 2016|News|3 Comments