Protecting the Amazon Rainforest

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.

Sustainable Livelihoods Through Brazil Nuts

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.