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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Huamboya Municipal Conservation Area: Protecting Priority Ecosystems in Central Ecuador

By Andes Amazon Fund | January 24, 2019

The new Municipal Conservation Area of Huamboya will conserve 103,082 acres (41,716 ha) of sub-tropical montane forest along the eastern slope of the Andes Mountains.

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Our Impact in 2018: 8.3 Million Acres Protected

By Andes Amazon Fund | January 9, 2019

From the eastern Andes mountains to the lowland Amazon rainforest, Andes Amazon Fund (AAF) protects the most biodiverse ecosystems on our planet.

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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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