Ausangate Regional Conservation Area: Protecting the World’s Largest Tropical Glacier

By Andes Amazon Fund | December 11, 2019

The new Regional Conservation Area of Ausangate will protect 164,360 acres (66,514 hectares) of Andean ecosystems in Cusco, including Quelccaya— the world’s largest tropical glacier. Nestled within Peru’s Ausangate mountain range and greater Vilcanota range, this area has faced an increasing amount of pressure in recent years due to rising global temperatures and nearby mining…

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Cajamarca Establishes Its First Regional Conservation Area: Bosques El Chaupe, Cunia, and Chinchiquilla

By Andes Amazon Fund | October 1, 2019

The creation of Bosques El Chaupe, Cunia, y Chinchiquilla marks the first Regional Conservation Area established in Cajamarca, Peru. This area will protect 54,039 acres (21,869 hectares) of montane forests and páramos within one of the most renowned biodiversity hotspots on the planet– the Tropical Andes. “The headwaters of the eastern tropical Andes are a…

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Yurúa Conservation Concession (112,850 acres) Contributes to Key Mosaic in Peruvian Amazon

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 14, 2019

Protecting the ancestral territories of indigenous peoples living in the Amazon basin is a key component of Andes Amazon Fund’s conservation strategy.

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Launch of Patrimonio Natural del Perú (PdP)

By Andes Amazon Fund | May 28, 2019

Andes Amazon Fund (AAF) celebrates the launch of Patrimonio Natural del Perú (PdP) through an alliance with the Peruvian Ministry of Environment, the National Protected Area Service…

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Boshumi Regional Conservation Area: Protecting a Vital Source of Water in Peru

By Andes Amazon Fund | December 17, 2018

The new Regional Conservation Area of Bosques de Shunte y Mishollo (known also as “Boshumi”) will conserve a key landscape in the region of San Martín…

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Santa Elena, Bella Durmiente, and Gran Ochanache Conservation Concessions Advance Forest Protection Efforts in San Martín

By Andes Amazon Fund | December 14, 2018

Last week, the Regional Government of San Martín announced the creation of three conservation concessions that will safeguard Peru’s biodiversity and support sustainable development.

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New Monte Puyo Conservation Area Contributes to Protected Area Mosaic in Northern Peru

By Andes Amazon Fund | October 22, 2018

The Andes Amazon Fund (AAF) is pleased to announce the creation of the Monte Puyo (Bosque de Nubes) Private Conservation Area…

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Cujillo Private Conservation Area: Protecting One of Peru’s Most Unique Ecosystems

By Andes Amazon Fund | August 27, 2018

The Andes Amazon Fund is pleased to announce the creation of Cujillo Private Conservation Area, established on August 24, 2018.

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Vista Alegre Omia Regional Conservation Area: An Environmental Achievement for Amazonas

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 18, 2018

The Andes Amazon Fund is pleased to announce the creation of Vista Alegre Omia Regional Conservation Area in Peru. Established on June 16, 2018, Vista Alegre Omia.

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Amazonas Protects Biodiversity Hotspot by Creating Bosques Secos del Marañón Regional Conservation Area

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 18, 2018

The Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the creation of Bosques Tropicales Estacionalmente Secos del Marañón Regional Conservation Area in Peru. Bosques Secos del Marañón along with Vista Alegre Omia…

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