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September 29, 2023

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If you love our work then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. At Amazon Conservation, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the world and serving our community with unwavering commitment. We believe in transparency, accountability, and fostering […]

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September 28, 2023

Bolivian Municipalities Create Inter-Institutional Agreement for Sustainable Forest Management

Marcos Terán, director of our Bolivian Sister Organization Conservation Amazonica – ACEAA, recently visited the Municipality of Bolpebra in Pando, Bolivia to sign an agreement that would call for inter-institutional cooperation with their Autonomous government to enact sustainable management of forests, strengthen capacities of local organizations, and formulate projects to better improve territory management. Similar […]

    Put Science and Technology to Work MAAP Reports
September 27, 2023

MAAP #192: Confirming Deforestation by Mennonites in the Peruvian Amazon

Based on previous reports (e.g.  MAAP #188), the Peruvian Amazon is facing massive deforestation by Mennonite colonies.  Our latest publication from MAAP #192 demonstrates through very high-resolution satellite imagery (0.5 meters from Planet’s Skysat fleet) that these Mennonite colonies (Chipiar, Providencia, and Vanderland), located in the regions of Loreto and Ucayali, caused the large scale […]

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September 20, 2023

Peruvian Judiciary President Holds Workshop on Environmental Crimes

From August 24th – 26th, our Peruvian sister organization Conservación Amazónica – ACCA brought together professionals with experience in administrative, constitutional, environmental, forestry, and criminal law to hold the theoretical-practical workshop on “Strengthening for Environmental Judges of the Amazonian Environmental Justice System.” This presentational workshop was co-organized with the National Commission for Environmental Management – […]

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September 13, 2023

Learn About the Exotic Fruits of the Amazon

Nestled within the heart of the world’s most diverse rainforest, the Amazon basin offers more than just a breathtaking display of biodiversity. Among its lush foliage and winding waterways is a treasure trove of unique and exotic fruits. These Amazonian fruits offer not only a burst of vibrant flavors, but also a rich cultural, ecological, […]

    Put Science and Technology to Work MAAP Reports
August 31, 2023

MAAP #188: Mennonite Colonies Continue Major Deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon

In 2017, Mennonite colonies began appearing in various regions of the Peruvian Amazon. Mennonites are a global religious group starting around the 1600s and often rely on agriculture as an industrialized activity. Based on a number of reports, Mennonites have now become one of the major drivers of deforestation across the Peruvian and Bolivian Amazon. […]

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August 23, 2023

Amazonian Nations Attend Summit to Coordinate Response Against Deforestation

Earlier this month, representatives from eight South American countries came together for the first time in 14 years for the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) summit. These renewed meetings hosted by the previously dormant organization show the rebirth of a movement to stop deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest on a multinational scale. Brazilian President Lula […]

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August 11, 2023

II Encuentro: An Exchange of Experiences

Last month, ACA’s second Norad-sponsored workshop “II Encuentro” was held in Tena, Ecuador to share experiences and evaluate our satellite monitoring program MAAP across the Amazon basin. This workshop brought together organizations and indigenous groups from Peru and Ecuador such as Fundación EcoCiencia, FENEMAD (Native Federation of the Madre de Dios River and Tributaries), and […]

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August 11, 2023

Make-A-Will Month: When There’s a Will …

There’s definitely a way. Your will is your way to protect your loved ones, ensure your wishes are honored, and even make a lasting impact in the Amazon through your legacy.  August is Make-A-Will month and as a supporter of Amazon Conservation, you’ve seen firsthand how we can work together to support the conservation of […]

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July 21, 2023

Protecting Vital Water Resources in Bolivia

  Our Bolivian sister organization  Conservación Amazonica – ACEAA has been working with the Autonomous Municipal Government of Cobija (GAMC) to help protect and manage the main natural water resources in Cobija. Following a presentation of the project “PROTECTING THE BAY STREAM, WE GUARANTEE WATER FOR COBIJA”, a video presentation and storybook were created to […]

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