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

By Nicole Friedman | 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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Indigenous Land Rights and the Biodiversity COP15: Six Months On

By Nicole Friedman | May 1, 2023

Thursday, 25 May 2023 2:00-3:00 PM CET Register now After two weeks of tense talks, the recent UN Biodiversity Conference COP15 ended with a landmark agreement to guide global action on nature…

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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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Indigenous Peoples: Protecting Rights, Resources, and Territories Across the Amazon

By Nicole Friedman | March 6, 2023

Join Amazon Conservation and Forest Trends and hear directly from indigenous peoples and conservation experts from Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador as we explore how indigenous peoples are employing technology…

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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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MapBiomas Perú: 37 años de cambios en un país megadiverso

By Nicole Friedman | February 23, 2023

Como parte del trabajo con la RAISG y MapBiomas, el IBC ha logrado la Primera Colección de Mapas Anuales de Cobertura y Uso del Suelo de todo el territorio peruano…

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Webinar | COP15 outcomes: trajectory, reporting & biodiversity credits

By Nicole Friedman | February 13, 2023

  Save the date! Webinar | COP15 outcomes: trajectory, reporting & biodiversity credits An online event to be held on Tuesday, 21 March 2023, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM CET…

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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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