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Center for Amazon Community Ecology

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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... read more

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Project Leaders
Campbell Plowden
Campbell Plowden
James C Plowden, Yully Rojas Reategui, Italo Melendez, Tulio E Davila, Andrea Isuiza
Organization Information
1200 Market St. PMB #285
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania 17043
United States
Organization Information
1200 Market St. PMB #285
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania 17043
United States

Project Reports

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Jul 9, 2020
Confronting COVID in Iquitos and our partner communities
It’s very hard to describe the challenges we have faced in the last three and a half months and where we stand today. I will start by introducing myself.  My name is Tulio, and I work for...
Mar 26, 2020
The blossoming of Berta Bondadosa
I arrived in Peru on my most recent trip on Feb. 19, and things went more or less according to plan for the first month. We first revamped the layout of our new store in Iquitos with the creative...
Mar 2, 2020
The eagle lands at Sucusari
Traveling on rivers in the Amazon region is an exercise in patience. You need patience to wait for enough passengers to fill up a motor boat before it will leave. You need patience to travel in...
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