Unless a system-wide approach to conservation is applied to Amazon basin lakes, floodplains and rivers, we could soon see a collapse of the region’s fish populations.
Colombia: “Oil and mining have no place in La Macarena”
The director of Amazon Institute of Scientific Studies Sinchi speaks of the management plan for La Macarena, which sought to prevent the deterioration of the area and show the effects of mining.
Amazon rainforest may be home to more animals than previously thought
By tapping the expertise of indigenous hunters, researchers found that conventional surveying techniques underestimate animal populations and miss species in the remote Amazon.
Technical proposal approved to categorize Yaguas as National Park
Yagua is an area that represents much of the natural wealth of Loreto and Peru. Because of these and other characteristics, the technical proposal to convert the Yaguas Reserved Zone into a National Park was approved.
Conservation giant puts $100M into Amazon protected areas
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has pledged another $100 million toward efforts to establish and support protected areas across the Andes-Amazon landscape.
Peoples from the Amazon certify their products with new quality mark
Forest people participate in a unique project that seeks to value their products and cultures, and especially a way of life that preserves the Amazon.
Sci Dev Net: Protected jungles work better than expected
Results show that protected areas do fulfill their efforts to conserve nature. More analysis is needed to explain the lost species’ role.
Yaguas – Another big conservation opportunity for Peru
In 2016, there is the opportunity for another major conservation victory in Peru: creation of Yaguas National Park. Yaguas received Reserved Zone status in 2011 and is now awaiting its final designation.
Martin von Hildebrand: An audacious and ambitious plan for the amazon
Martín von Hildebrand is one of the most extraordinary conservation leaders you may have never heard of, he has spent nearly all of his adult life working for indigenous rights and conservation in the Amazon.
Mayors of Pará State build environmental agenda to present to President Dilma
On the 28th and 29th of this month, in Santarem, will take place the III Call of the Forest, with the theme “Conserved Forest is Continuous Life.” The president of the Republic will participate