Andes Amazon Fund Strengthens Institutional Alliances in Lima, Peru

By Nicole Friedman | June 23, 2023

The Andes Amazon Fund team was in Lima two weeks ago represented by Peru Coordinator, Margarita Medina, and Program Officer, Peter Oesterling, for a series of meetings with Peruvian institutions…

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Cuchilla del San Juan Expansion Protects Endemic Species and Benefits Thousands of Local People in Colombia

By Nicole Friedman | June 21, 2023

Today, Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the official expansion of the Cuchilla del San Juan regional protected area by 45,994 acres (18,613 ha), bringing the total size to 73,272 acres (29,652…

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Municipal Conservation Area in El Oro, Ecuador Adds to a Mosaic of Protected Dry Forests

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 1, 2023

Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the creation of the Las Lajas Municipal Conservation and Sustainable Use Area located in the province of El Oro, Ecuador. On April 14, 2023, the municipality…

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Guardianas del Patrimonio Cultural y de los Últimos Remanentes del Bosque en la Costa del Ecuador

By Andes Amazon Fund | April 18, 2023

Redacción: Ana Coral Entrevistadora: Shirley Pozo Revisión, corrección y edicion: Marcelo Guevara La paja toquilla es una planta herbácea que se cultiva en algunas comunas de la provincia de Santa…

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Three Indigenous Reserve Expansions in Colombia Protect Traditions and a Quarter Million Acres of Amazonian Biodiversity

By Andes Amazon Fund | March 29, 2023

On February 14th, 2023, Colombia’s National Land Agency formalized the expansions of the Huitorá, Coropoyá, and Jericó Consaya Indigenous Reserves in the Colombian department of Caquetá by a total of…

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Conservation Area in Teoponte, Bolivia Will Protect over 100,000 acres of Forest and Uplift Local Communities

By Andes Amazon Fund | March 21, 2023

Andes Amazon Fund applauds the creation of the Mayaya de Teoponte Park and Natural Integrated Management Area. The new municipal conservation area protects 108,400 acres (43,868 hectares) of primarily submontane…

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New Private Conservation Area in Peru Conserves High-Priority Dry Forests and Endemic Species

By Nicole Friedman | March 1, 2023

Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the creation of the Utco Private Conservation Area (PCA) in Peru’s Cajamarca region. The conservation area was established in perpetuity, and protects 7,562 acres (3,060 hectares)…

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New Reserve in Ecuador Safeguards over 3 million acres of Amazon Rainforest and Strengthens Indigenous Territories

By Andes Amazon Fund | February 3, 2023

Andes Amazon Fund is thrilled to announce the creation of the Tarímiat Pujutaí Nuṉka Reserve, which spans 3,057,671 acres (1,237,395 hectares) of Andean and Amazonian forests in eastern Ecuador. Located…

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Arenillas Municipal Conservation Area in Ecuador will Protect Key Dry Forest and Mangrove Ecosystems

By Andes Amazon Fund | February 1, 2023

The Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the creation of the Municipal Conservation and Sustainable Use Area of Arenillas, finalized on December 8th, 2022. Located on the Southern coast of Ecuador in…

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Ecuador Establishes its Largest Water Protection Area, Safeguarding Water Sources for over 22,000 People

By Andes Amazon Fund | January 30, 2023

On January 28th, 2023, over 1,000 citizens, community leaders, and politicians, including President Guillermo Lasso, gathered in Ecuador to celebrate the creation of the nation’s largest Water Protection Area to…

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