The pandemic is still sweeping through the Amazon, showing how exposed this seemingly impermeable forest can be. Indigenous and traditional communities of the rainforest are in dire need of support.
ACT continues to band together with civil society and governments in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, and Suriname to mitigate and manage the crisis locally. Our partners span universities, public health departments, volunteer air patrols, health NGOs, indigenous organizations, ACT-trained Amazon Conservation Rangers, and more.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in Amazonia, indigenous and local communities are some of the most vulnerable.
While we have had to leave our offices and field locations and pause many of our projects, we have strategically pivoted to address communities’ most pressing needs in the face of the current global health crisis.
This is how we have reshaped our current priorities in response to COVID-19Continue »
This is how we are reshaping our current priorities in response to the pandemic.Continue »
The Colombian Constitutional Court and the Amazon Conservation Team join forces to bring the Court’s decisions to the nation’s ethnic communities
Bulletin No. 44 Bogotá, March 27, 2020. The Colombian Constitutional Court and the Amazon Conservation Team will work together to…Continue »
La Corte Constitucional y Amazon Conservation Team unen esfuerzos para llevar las sentencias y decisiones de esta Corporación a las Comunidades étnicas del país
Boletín No. 44 Bogotá, 27 de marzo de 2020. El presidente de la Corte, Alberto Rojas Ríos y la directora…Continue »
Recomendaciones urgentes de COVID-19 con respecto a los pueblos indígenas que viven en aislamiento voluntario
Recomendações urgentes do COVID-19 em relação aos povos indígenas que vivem em isolamento voluntário
The Amazon Conservation Team’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have again earned it a 4-star rating…Continue »
960 individual specimens and more than 328 species of flora and fauna identified in the Serranía de Chiribiquete National Park
This document is an English translation of a press release from the Colombian National Parks System: October 29, 2019. This…Continue »