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 craft sharing fair: woven guitar straps

Artisan craft sharing fair: woven guitar straps
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisan leaders gather in Nauta to share info, ideas, and fun' (view small | med | large | orig)

Artisans in front of "tambo minga" training center

Artisans in front of "tambo minga" training center
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisan leaders gather in Nauta to share info, ideas, and fun' (view small | med | large | orig)

Car and driver trust game at CACE workshop

Car and driver trust game at CACE workshop
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisan leaders gather in Nauta to share info, ideas, and fun' (view small | med | large | orig)

Artisans twining chambira fiber at CACE workshop

Artisans twining chambira fiber at CACE workshop
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisan leaders gather in Nauta to share info, ideas, and fun' (view small | med | large | orig)

Banner photo for Report #20

Banner photo for Report #20
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisan leaders gather in Nauta to share info, ideas, and fun' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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