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...

Bora artisan dying chambira fiber with sisa leaves

Bora artisan dying chambira fiber with sisa leaves
Photo from Progress Report 'New handicrafts and craft plant reforestation' (view small | med | large | orig)

Amazon flower design woven hair barrette

Amazon flower design woven hair barrette
Photo from Progress Report 'New handicrafts and craft plant reforestation' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bora artisan with new woven Amazon hat band

Bora artisan with new woven Amazon hat band
Photo from Progress Report 'New handicrafts and craft plant reforestation' (view small | med | large | orig)

Copal resin lump in study at Jenaro Herrera

Copal resin lump in study at Jenaro Herrera
Photo from Progress Report 'New handicrafts and craft plant reforestation' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bora man measuring rosewood seedling

Bora man measuring rosewood seedling
Photo from Progress Report 'New handicrafts and craft plant reforestation' (view small | med | large | orig)
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