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Progress and Lessons from the Indigenous Territorial Governa...

English  |  Español We are pleased to invite you to the Webinar on progress and lessons from the Indigenous Territorial Governance Training Program (PFGTI), which has been developed for several years ...

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Cost-effective protection of biodiversity in the western Ama...

The western Amazon needs to expand its protected-area system to ensure the conservation of its immense and threatened biodiversity. The cost of the proposed expansion, estimated at US$ 100 million ann...

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Editorial essay: Covid‐19 and protected and conserved areas

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on the global community; on people’s lives and health, livelihoods, economies, and behaviours. Most zoonotic disease pandemics, including COVID-19, ar...

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Earth observation & the Global Environment Facility – Techni...

This Technical Guide includes 1) an introduction to the different types of Earth observation technology and key characteristics; 2) how these data and tools can be used at various stages across the GE...

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Delivering Transformational Change: The Journey of the Globa...

There are five principles in the direction outlined in the GEF 2020 Strategy. They have helped to navigate the GEF’s journey for the last eight years. This publication explains the principles and intr...

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Implementation Strategy of the Natural Heritage Initiative o...

This technical document called "Implementation Strategy of the Heritage Initiave of Peru in the Amazon (PdP-Amazon Initiative)" aims to guide the implementation of the Heritage Initiative of Peru - Am...

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MAAP Synthesis: 2019 Amazon Deforestation Trends and Hotspot...

MAAP, an initiative of Amazon Conservation, specializes in satellite-based, real-time deforestation monitoring of the Amazon. The annual Synthesis Report looks at the bigger picture for 2019, describi...

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For Many Fish, Forest is Just as Necessary as Water

Building on the findings of various research work this online article highlights the importance of floodplain forests for the survival and maintaining the diversity of fish populations in the Amazon. ...

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Ecosystem‐based management of Amazon fisheries and wetlands

The research article argues to define adequate scales for the ecosystem‐based management of commercial fisheries and the wetlands on which they depend. The authors mapped fisheries and fish ecology da...

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Regional Strategy for Integrated Water Resources Management ...

The document presents the 19 strategic actions, that were agreed by the Member Countries of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO). The member countries are Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuad...

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Mercury in illegal gold mining in the countries of the Amazo...

Diagnosis of trade flows, scientific information and institutional answers The purpose of the document is to present a general diagnosis of the situation of the supply, trade and use of mercury (with ...

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Sustainable Productive Landscapes in the Peruvian Amazon

This working document presents the project “Sustainable Productive Landscapes in the Peruvian Amazon” which aims to generate multiple environmental benefits of global importance, through the applicati...

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