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Luis Camargo

Bogota, Colombia

I focus my work towards reconnecting youth to nature and people to the Earth so we can build more sustainable and peaceful communities.

I am also the founder and Director of OpEPA (Organization for Environmental Education and Protection) a non profit organization registered in Colombia and USA (501c3) focusing on developing environmental social entrepreneurs that can work collaboratively to reconnect children and youth to nature so they can act in a environmentally responsible manner.

I have been a speaker in subjects such as social entrepreneurship, social innovation, conservation, climate change, environmental education, Environmental peace, wilderness medicine and wilderness expeditions (Planning & Experience). #2030NOW

- Outdoor Education
- Environmental Education
- Outdoor Retail
- Non profit management
- Climate Change

- Expedition planning
- Climbing
- Mountaineering
- Kayaking

- Social Media

Luis Camargo Points
Academic 0
Author 4
Influencer 59
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 63

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Social 30.46
Leadership 30.03
Innovation 30.13
Entrepreneurship 30.09

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4 Article/Blogs
Education, what is it really?
October 28, 2014
Education has been defined in a range of contexts from the "knowledge, skill, and understanding that you get from attending a school, college, or university (M Webster) to "An enlightening experience (Oxford Dictionary)"

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Tags: Social, Leadership

Spring Boarding the Social Entrepreneur Ecosystem
September 17, 2014
I have been thinking on ways to redefine the way Civil Society Organizations with strong social entrepreneurship origins can get organized to promote innovation, collaboration and social change empowering less entrepreneurial individuals to leap forward in creating solutions and risk put into action their concerns and ideas.

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Tags: Innovation, Social, Entrepreneurship

Environmental Peace: Getting closer to a holistic concept of peace.
July 24, 2014
Today we face major challenges for humanity. In Colombia these challenges touch all the basic fibers of survival and respect for life.

We live in a mega-diverse country which contains more species of wildlife per square foot than any other country in the world, being the second richest in biodiversity second to Brazil. Our natural resources have been generators of economic wealth through the exploitation of the products of nature. Unfortunately inadequate use of nature is putting the lives of living beings that inhabit the planet in danger, including humans. Many species have disappeared, the ability of ecosystems to regulate climate, pests and provide environmental ...

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Tags: Innovation, Social

Paz Ambiental: Camino a un concepto integral de paz
July 23, 2014
La actualidad de nuestro planeta nos envuelve en grandes retos para la humanidad. En Colombia estos retos tocan todas las fibras bsicas de la supervivencia y respeto a la vida.

Vivimos en un pas mega-diverso, el cual contiene ms especies de fauna y flora por metro cuadrado que cualquier otro pas en el mundo siendo solo segundo despus de Brasil el pas con mayor riqueza en biodiversidad del planeta. La riqueza natural ha sido generadora de riqueza econmica a travs de la explotacin de los recursos pero su explotacin inadecuada esta poniendo en peligro la vida de los seres vivos que en ella habitan incluyendo a los humanos. Muchas especies han desaparecido, la capacidad de los ecosistemas para regular el clima,...

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Tags: Innovation, Social



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