In October 2019, a large multidisciplinary team of geologists, biologists, social scientists, and local residents explored the rivers, forests, and human communities around the junction of the Putumayo and Cotuhe
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
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, arise from the
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
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
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 - Amazon.
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, describing the most important deforestation
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.
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 data
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, Ecuador, Guyana,