Darrin Mortenson

Darrin Mortenson is a writer and program coordinator of Alianza Arkana's Environmental Justice and Human Rights program. Prior to his involvement in the Peruvian Amazon, Darrin covered the recent war in Iraq for magazines, newspapers and television, and covered environmental justice issues in the Caribbean, including the conflict between the U.S. Navy and the people of Vieques, Puerto Rico. He has received the Sigma Delta Chi Award by the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Headliner Award, as well as many other national, state and local journalism honors. Originally from Southern California, he now lives in Iquitos, Peru.


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