The Amazon is essential for the health of our planet and for our survival as a species. As guardians of the most iconic forest on the planet, we bring together the power of science and technology, traditional knowledge of local peoples, and the support of everyday people like you to create innovative conservation solutions that balance the needs of people and nature.
Despite its globally-acknowledged importance, unchecked deforestation is taking the Amazon closer to its “tipping point” where it will no longer be able to generate its own rainfall and support its ecosystems.
By combining our boots-on-the-ground approach with the latest in science and technology, as well as working to empower local peoples, governments, and indigenous communities, we are making a difference to save the Amazon.
We safeguard the most biodiverse place on Earth, home to irreplaceable habitats and wildlife.Learn More
We partner with and support local people in protecting their forests while improving their quality of life.Learn More
Friends of the Amazon, We are deeply saddened by the heartbreaking killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color that yet again expose the systemic racism and violence ingrained in our society. We kneel in solidarity with their families, the protesters, and […]
Hello friends of the Amazon, We hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during this unprecedented health crisis. As always, we are focused on the health, safety, and well-being of our staff, their families, and the communities where we live and work. Given the COVID-19 global pandemic, we are taking key […]
Flor Rumayna’s story is one of strength in the face of adversity and of understanding that without protecting nature, we can’t thrive. Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Peru, Flor and her husband Gilberto have been running this forest-friendly lodge for many years now, right on the edge of Huitoto Lake. The lush Amazonian forest […]