Dayana Blanco

Dayana Blanco is an indigenous Aymara woman from Bolivia. She is the co-founder of the Uru Uru Team, a project located in the central western of Bolivia, focused on restoring the most important and millenarian Uru Uru Lake, which is being affected by mining activities, plastic pollution, and the effects of climate change. The Uru Uru Lake was declared a RAMSAR site; it is an important wetland for the unique flora and fauna species, such as various species of flamingos. The lake is a source of life for more than seven indigenous communities surrounding it.

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