Road construction, logging, and land clearing for agriculture are endangering the health of the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon Conservation Association (ACA) aims to protect the forests by creating a network of state, community, and private lands managed for conservation and sustainable use of resources. Forests in the high Andes are ... continue reading.
Brazil nuts have a significant local and international market and are a natural link to conservation, since the trees only produce in a healthy rainforest ecosystem. Brazil nut concessions are conservation areas that allow harvesters and their families to make an income from intact forest. ACA (Amazon Conservation Association) does ... continue reading.