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    Protect Wild Places
May 24, 2023

The Power of Being a Wild Keeper: Monthly Giving Makes a Lasting Difference

Aspiring to make a lasting positive impact but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered! Our Wild Keepers monthly giving program gives individuals the opportunity to join a community of conservationists, activists, and wildlife enthusiasts working together to protect the vital resources and biodiversity of the Amazon. When it comes to protecting wild […]

    Put Science and Technology to Work MAAP Reports
May 23, 2023

MAAP #186: New Report Shows Increased Illegal Mining Activity in the Ecuadorian Amazon

A series of reports have shown that deforestation caused by gold mining is escalating in the Ecuadorian Amazon (MAAP #186). Protected areas and indigenous territories such as Podocarpus National Park, Cuenca Alta del Río Nangaritza Protected Forest, and Shuar Arutam Indigenous territory have been highly susceptible to these activities, which are now beginning to affect […]

    Protect Wild Places
May 22, 2023

It’s International Day for Biodiversity! Learn About the Many Roles of Wildlife That Keep Our Planet Healthy

Happy International Day for Biodiversity! In celebration of this day, we want to give special thanks to the many individuals and partners who have supported us in our conservation initiatives that contribute to our mission: to unite science, innovation, and people to protect biodiversity in the Amazon. We also want to share our appreciation for […]

    Protect Wild Places
May 16, 2023

50 Years of Manu National Park: Our Role in Protecting It

  In 1973, over 3.7 million acres of tropical forests were formalized as Manu National Park: a protected area located between the foothills of the Andes Mountains and Amazon basin in southeastern Peru. It serves as one of the most globally recognized areas for terrestrial biodiversity, and around 850 different species of birds, as well […]

    Empower People
April 27, 2023

Earth Month Wrap Up: Invest in Our Future to Empower the Next Generation of Conservationists

As Earth Month comes to a close in these final days of April, we want to share some of the inspiring ways that supporters like you have helped empower future generations of conservationists. Whether we’re talking with local students who have grown up surrounded by rainforest or classrooms of students continents away, we have seen […]

    Put Science and Technology to Work
April 27, 2023

Peru Shares RAMI Technology and Training Against Illegal Mining with Brazil

Experts from Conservación Amazónica – ACCA in Peru hosted a training workshop in the use of the RAMI (Radar Mining Monitoring) tool at an event with the goal of building capacity and transferring technology to specialists in environmental monitoring at the Ministry of Environment and Sustainability (SEMAS) in the Brazilian state of Pará. The main […]

    Protect Wild Places
April 27, 2023

Celebrating the First Anniversary of the First Protected Area in Cobija in Northwestern Bolivia

This April, the Municipality of Cobija in the Department of Pando along with our sister organization in Bolivia, Conservación Amazónica – ACEAA, celebrated the first anniversary of the city’s first and only protected area. The Arroyo Bahía Conservation Area (known by the acronym ANGICAB in Spanish) protects 8,952 acres (3,623 hectares) of forests and critical […]

March 30, 2023

Remembering Gordon Moore’s Legacy in the Amazon

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Gordon Moore, Intel’s co-founder and close friend and supporter of Amazon Conservation. Through the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Gordon has had a tremendous impact on our work to protect, conserve, and build a sustainable future for all those who […]

March 30, 2023

Invest in Our Future this Earth Month

Spring is here and April is Earth Month! We’re celebrating the season of blooming and fresh starts by reflecting on ways we each can Invest in Our Future to Invest in Our Planet. Protecting the Amazon for future generations of animals and people who call it home is a huge task we can only achieve […]

    Empower People
March 29, 2023

Japu: A Model for Wetland Restoration in the Peruvian Highlands

The Japu indigenous community is one of 5 indigenous communities that make up the Q’ero Nation, a nationality considered to be the last Inca stronghold as well as the place where forest conservation and wetland restoration emerge as a strategy to combat the impacts of the changing climate in the Peruvian Andes. The technical support […]

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