Introducing Peru’s “Gran Mirador de Juningue” Conservation Concession: Safeguarding a Vital Water Source

By Andrea Díaz | June 17, 2020

The creation of the new Conservation Concession known as El Gran Mirador de Juningue will help protect a spectacular ecosystem and safeguard the main source…

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World Environment Day 2020

By Andrea Díaz | June 5, 2020

Every year on June 5th, the world gathers to celebrate World Environment Day. This worldwide event calls for governments, businesses, and citizens to engage in…

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Over 20 Million Acres Protected with AAF Support in Five Years

By Haley Wiebel | January 21, 2020

Since 2015, Andes Amazon Fund (AAF) has been supporting the creation of protected areas and indigenous territories in some of the most biodiverse places on…

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Carpish, the First Regional Conservation Area in Huánuco (Peru), Conserves 124,934 Acres

By Haley Wiebel | January 17, 2020

Andes Amazon Fund (AAF) began the year celebrating the creation of Carpish, the first Regional Conservation Area to be established in Huánuco, Peru. Protecting 124,934…

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

By Haley Wiebel | 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.…

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Serranía de Santa Rosa: 115,327 Acres of Forest and Water Resources Secured in Bolivia

By Haley Wiebel | October 2, 2019

The creation of Serranía de Santa Rosa Municipal Conservation Area comes at a timely moment in Bolivia where locally-led conservation initiatives are greatly needed. As…

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

By Haley Wiebel | 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…

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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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Ixiamas Creates Largest Municipal Conservation Area in Bolivia: Bajo Madidi

By Andes Amazon Fund | June 6, 2019

Triple the size of Grand Canyon National Park, the recently created Municipal Conservation Area of Bajo Madidi protects 3,794,291 acres…

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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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