ACT News

ACT Pilots Open Data Kit (ODK) to Enable Indigenous Partners to Seamlessly Collect Field Data in Their Native Language

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2016
ACT is undertaking a significant upgrade to our field data collection efforts—and that of our community partners—by introducing Open Data Kit (ODK) smartphone and tablet data collection forms.

Primatologist, author, conservationist and explorer Dr. Mireya Mayor joins the Amazon Conservation Team

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2016

The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) today announces that celebrated primatologist, author and conservationist Dr. Mireya Mayor is joining the organization to help communicate news of their vital projects and expand global awareness about the plight of the Amazon.

Ongoing ACT Support for Suriname’s Green Education Chest Initiative

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

From January 16 to 18, 2016, ACT contributed to a capacity building workshop for local teachers centering on the nation’s Green Education Chest initiative.

The Amazon Conservation Team is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016

ACT and the Matawai Maroon Community Formalize Partnership

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016
On February 5, 2016, during a meeting at the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)-Suriname Office, the granman (chieftain) of Suriname’s Matawai Maroon community, Leslie Valentijn, signed an official memorandum of understanding of collaboration with ACT

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