Media Coverage

Expansie goudwinning te zien op nieuwe website Amazon Conservation Team

October 14, 2015

Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) heeft op 12 oktober de website “Amazon Gold Rush: Gold Mining in Suriname” gelanceerd. Op de…

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Projeto da Caixa Cultural traz a Brasília instrumentista luso-angolano Victor Gama

October 10, 2015

Victor Gama estará em Brasília a 19 de outubro para apresentar um show em que toca instrumentos peculiares criados por ele mesmo. Sua peça mais recente “3 mil Rios: vozes da Floresta “, uma ópera multimídia, vai estrear em Lisboa e Bogotá em maio de 2016, encomendado pela Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. com apoio do Teatro Colon, a Amazon Conservation Team e Flora Arts + Natura.

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Vrouwen zullen zonne-energiesysteem Tepu beheren

September 10, 2015

PARAMARIBO – Dorpelingen van het inheemsendorp Pelulu Tepu leven al ruim vijftien jaar zonder energie. De lichtmotor is buiten gebruik…

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A mitigar el cambio climático

September 5, 2015

Según el Ideam, en el 2014 el departamento del Caquetá concentró el 24.7% de la deforestación total del país, es decir unas 29.870 hectáreas en zonas clave para la biodiversidad.Paisajes Conectados en Caquetá, proyecto liderado por el Fondo Acción en alianza con Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) y la Gobernación del Caquetá.

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Colombia's Yunguillo Indigenous Reserve gets big expansion

July 10, 2015

A landmark achievement was celebrated in southwest Colombia in May when the Colombian Institute for Rural Development approved the expansion of the Inga people’s Yunguillo Indigenous Reserve. ACT helped facilitate the expansion along with the Inga community, INCODER, and regional indigenous organizations.

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“It’s All the Same Thing”: Mark Plotkin on Preserving the Amazon

June 4, 2015

In a beautiful new 2-minute film, ethnobotanist and Amazon Conservation Team co-founder Mark Plotkin explains the interconnectivity between many of today’s greatest global challenges and the Amazon rainforest.

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Yunguillo tardó tres décadas para cumplir su sueño

May 24, 2015

Indígenas Inga lograron extender su territorio ancestral en 22 mil hectáreas. En 2013, recibieron la ayuda de Amazon Conservation Team (ACT), organización con sede en Virginia (Estados Unidos) que trabaja hace más de 20 años con indígenas en la Amazonia colombiana y en las cuencas de los ríos Caquetá y Putumayo.

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Global Forest Watch User Profile: Rudo Kemper

May 5, 2015

Rudo Kemper, ACT’s GIS & Web Development Coordinator, was featured as User of the Week on the Global Forest Watch website. Click to read the article and learn about our cartography and participatory mapping work in Suriname!

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Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise

April 28, 2015

The Amazon Conservation Team is mentioned in this Harvard Business Review article “Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise” by The Skoll Foundation President & CEO Sally Osberg and strategy guru Roger Martin.

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Honduras pledges forest protection after discovery of ancient site

March 18, 2015

Earlier this month, National Geographic made big news: the discovery of what it called a “lost city” below the thick jungles of Honduras. While the coverage has led to scientists crying sensationalism, it also resulted this week in a commitment of protection by the Honduras President, Juan Orlando Hernández, for a long-neglected portion of the country.

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