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...

Rider teaching tutuma making / Davila-CACE

Rider teaching tutuma making / Davila-CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)

Artisan workshop at Santa Lucia de Pro/Davila-CACE

Artisan workshop at Santa Lucia de Pro/Davila-CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)

Rider with calabash pod maracas / Plowden-CACE

Rider with calabash pod maracas / Plowden-CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bora artisan with woven bag and daughter /CACE

Bora artisan with woven bag and daughter /CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)

Special anaconda model guitar strap /Plowden-CACE

Special anaconda model guitar strap /Plowden-CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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