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Protecting the future

Conservation on the frontlines

Hand-in-hand with indigenous and other local people, we apply the power of innovation and time-tested traditional practices to protect the forests and watersheds of tropical America.

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Explore the magical landscapes and indigenous cultures of the northwest Amazon through the travels of the legendary ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes.

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Learn more about the areas we work in, how we partner with local communities and what we do to protect the rain forest.

Legalization of Indigenous Territories in Colombia

Advances in the Consolidation of Biocultural Corridors.

Experience Story Map

Keeng Kumu: Indigenous Cartographer

The life and travels of an indigenous mapping expert

Experience Story Map

The Amazonian Travels of Richard Evans Schultes

Explore magical landscapes and indigenous cultures of the Amazon.

Experience Story Map

Amazon Gold Rush: Gold Mining in Suriname

Learn about impacts of Suriname's primary driver of deforestation.

Experience Story Map

Training Children and Youth as Bird Watchers of the Amazon-Andes Transition Region

The kindi, or hummingbird, is a spiritual messenger who always has something to tell us when he is present; that ...
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ACT Indigenous Leadership Fellowship Program

The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) has established an Indigenous Fellowship Program in partnership with Colombia’s Universidad Externado to provide indigenous ...
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30 Species of Animals Have Been Found and Filmed in the Río Puré National Park Using Camera Traps

Original article appears in El Espectador. Written by Redacción Medio Ambiente. This is the first time that this type of monitoring ...
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