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Living Amazon

Amazonia Viva (Living Amazon) is a StoryMap showing the location of social-environmental conflicts created by extractive practices in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region. This information is updated as these data are reported. The StoryMap also contains four in-depth stories offering context, data, and testimonials, to better comprehend the historical causes of the social-environmental conflicts intensified by […]

Manual for the protection of environmental defenders

This manual was developed based on the “Practical Guide for Environmental Defenders” made by the Peruvian Ministry of Environment, in order to create a new version of this guide considering a cultural adaptation oriented to the indigenous peoples of Peru. The contents of this manual were socialized with grassroots organizations of the Peruvian Amazon, and […]

Deforestation ALERT : satellite monitoring against threats to the Amazon

Objective: Engage and create awareness among AEA´s local and national stakeholders from the Amazon region, especially Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru, on how satellite-based deforestation alerts, including the new GLAD-S2 and RADD alerts, and high-resolution satellite imagery, can be accessed and used to monitor and respond to illegal deforestation alerts.  Specific Objectives: Emphasize the role technology […]

The Nuwas Forest: defenders of the forest and of the ancient knowledge

In the last episode of the series Solutions for the Amazon developed within the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) program, we present the Nuwas Forest initiative, a protected space conserved exclusively by women of the Awajún people in Peru.

Through the identification and planting of ancestral plants, the Awajún women have managed to rescue their forest and the ancestral knowledge of their people, despite challenges such as sexism and the pandemic.

They currently have a brand of herbal infusions and venture into community tourism to share their learnings on caring for nature and their culture.

Language: Spanish with English Subtitles

Webinar Proposal: Legal Alternatives to deal with Oil Spills in Peru

Date: May 12, 2022. Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 p.m. (Peru/Colombia time). Organizers: Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) HIVOS Grupo sobre derrames Petroleros de la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos del Perú Oxfam en Perú Registration and link to the seminar: Click to access the seminar(After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with […]