Media Coverage

Boys and Girls, Biodiversity Seed Protectors of the Amazon in Caquetá, Colombia

September 27, 2021

The Tierra Viva Foundation of Belén de los Andaquíes, with the support of the Amazon Conservation Team, formed a group of children and youth biodiversity monitors six years ago.

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Colombian National Land Agency and NGO enable titling of eleven indigenous territories

August 4, 2021

In a joint effort between the NGO the Amazon Conservation Team, the government of the department of Antioquia and the Colombian National Land Agency, 924 families from the Sinú, Emberá Chamí, Emberá Eyábida and Gunadule peoples established or expanded their reserves.

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Bringing Voices Together: A Step in Fighting the Virus

November 23, 2020

The Universidad de los Andes health brigade traveled to Putumayo to train indigenous health aides in taking samples to detect the virus that causes Covid-19, using nasopharyngeal swabs. This is a chronicle of an intercultural encounter in a time of pandemic.

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Could the Amazon Save Your Life? – The New York Times

October 5, 2020

Scientists are looking at the medicinal potential of plants and animals in the region’s vast tropical forests.

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Amazon Women: The Guardians of Biodiversity

September 28, 2020

September 25, 2020 By Juliana Jaimes For more than a year, the indigenous peoples of the Curare Los Ingleses and…

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French humanitarian operation for indigenous Surinamese

July 11, 2020

July 11, 2020 – Publication: StarNieuws France has donated 280 aid packages totaling some 4,000 kg of food and basic…

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Virus Hunters in the Amazon

July 1, 2020

June 27, 2020 by Adriana Diaz – Universidad de los Andes-Colombia After almost two hours of flight in a small…

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Ish Jamanthy and ACT-Suriname hold relief action for flooded villages of southern Suriname

June 26, 2020
Flood in Sipaliwini Suriname, Waterkant photo

June 26, 2020 – Publication: Waterkant The water installation company Ish Jamanthy Suriname, in collaboration with the Amazon Conservation Team…

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Indigenous concerns increased due to the spread of Covid-19

June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020 – Publication: De Ware Tijd (DWT Online) PARAMARIBO – Theodoris Jubitana, president of the Association of Indigenous…

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Court decisions will be translated into the languages of indigenous peoples – Semana Sostenible

March 31, 2020

March 30, 2020 – Semana Sostenible The Colombian Constitutional Court and the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) will disseminate to the…

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