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…

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

By Andes Amazon Fund | 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 fires continue to rage in…

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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…

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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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