Oscar MOCTEZUMA OROZCO
This profile was prepared when Oscar Moctezuma Orozco was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
The New Idea
Oscar Moctezuma seeks to stop the plundering of Mexico's rich and diverse wildlife by international traffickers. He has founded a new citizen's network which will bring together ecology groups from all over the country to denounce shipments of wild species when these are detected. However, merely calling attention to the problem is not enough; Oscar proposes to back up the network with important new legislation at a national level to both curb the activities of the traffickers and to impose significant sanctions.