Created a protected area spanning 50,000 acres with the Amahuaca people deep in the Peruvian Amazon at the border of Brazil, while also creating a natural resource management plan and the first book in the Amahuaca language that was officially recognized only two years ago. In 2021, our work will expand to working with the Amahuaca and five other indigenous peoples.
Developed an immersive biodiversity conservation management course for the Regional Government of Ayacucho in Peru and trained 66 people across regional and local governments and community leaders.
Our Peru team curated over 15 webinars on Facebook Live for RP Peru or World Biodiversity Day, World Environment Day, World Rainforest Day, and World Oceans Day and engaged over 50,000 viewers during the pandemic with panels from national, regional and local governments, and scientists.
Published printed Guides for Amphibian and Reptiles of Pampa Hermosa in Peru and distributed to local communities.
Published two photo books each covering a different region in Peru in partnership with the National Park Service of Peru.
Received official approval of the Regional Action Plan for the Yellow Tailed Monkey and the Nocturnal Andean Monkey in Amazonas in February 2020, and implementation of these plans is helping protect these two species and their forest habitat across 13 protected areas.
Completed the comprehensive diagnosis of research in Forestry, Flora and Fauna in the Amazonas Region in Peru, an area spanning 9.7 million acres, which will inform future conservation efforts as well management plans and conservation education.
Without funding in 2020, our team improvised and initiated work through virtual workshops and innovative partnerships with the conservation group Red AMA. Together our teams are working with 10 communities to strengthen management of their protected areas spanning 316,830 acres.