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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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Amazonia at the Crossroads

This six-country analysis reveals the conflict between the vision of economic development and the rights of indigenous territories and the conservation of protected areas. Read the article at Ojo Públ...

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Practical Guide to the Native Community Titling Process

This publication seeks to serve as a guide of the steps that communities they must continue in practice to graduate, and describe what they consist of. In addition, it seeks to identify the requiremen...

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Illegal Mining: Study Reveals Worst Devastation in Amazonian...

This report is based on a map of more than 2000 points in which illegal activity in the Amazon has been identified. Among them 96 protected natural areas with the presence of illegal mining within the...

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Governance of extractive industries – politics, history, ide...

This research project inquired about how they can understand in the long term the interactions between political agreements, governance of the extractive industry and inclusion patterns. Download the ...

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Use of Near-Real-Time Deforestation Alerts – A Case Study fr...

This paper summarizes the use cases and workflow for users of near-real-time deforestation alerts in Peru, explores the conditions that have enabled the widespread use of this information in the count...

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Sustainable Productive Landscapes in the Peruvian Amazon

This working document presents information on the project “Sustainable Productive Landscapes in the Peruvian Amazon” (PPS) and its objective of generating multiple environmental benefits of global imp...

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