Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Our Mission: Background Philosophy The Amazon rainforest has the largest concentration of animal and plant life in the world. It is also home to hundreds of indigenous groups and tens of thousands of other people who make their living in the forest. The biggest challenge and opportunity for the Amazon is to transform the vision of development that impacts its water, land, plants, animals and people. The current model promotes the production of mass commodities. The new model needs to focus on sustaining diverse human and other biological communities. One important path to creating a sustainable future for the Amazon is to strengthen its traditional communities. People who have strong c...

Artisan with water bottle holder. Photo:Plowden

Artisan with water bottle holder. Photo:Plowden
Photo from Progress Report 'A herd of armadillos and the challenges of filming' (view small | med | large | orig)

Artisan with calabash ornaments.Plowden/CACE photo

Artisan with calabash ornaments.Plowden/CACE photo
Photo from Progress Report 'A herd of armadillos and the challenges of filming' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ornament thank you for GlobalGiving. Photo CACE

Ornament thank you for GlobalGiving.  Photo CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'A herd of armadillos and the challenges of filming' (view small | med | large | orig)

Calabash pod carving group. Photo by Plowden

Calabash pod carving group.  Photo by Plowden
Photo from Progress Report 'A herd of armadillos and the challenges of filming' (view small | med | large | orig)

Shushupe group thanking GlobalGiving.Plowden photo

Shushupe group thanking GlobalGiving.Plowden photo
Photo from Progress Report 'A herd of armadillos and the challenges of filming' (view small | med | large | orig)

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