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...

Heliconia flower in the Peruvian Amazon

Heliconia flower in the Peruvian Amazon
Photo from Progress Report 'We've got oil from rosewood trees at Brillo Nuevo!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Woven frog ornament from Chino / Plowden-CACE

Woven frog ornament from Chino / Plowden-CACE
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)

Turtle calabash pod ornament / Plowden-CACE

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

Dragonfly ornament from Jenaro Herrera/Plowden-CAC

Dragonfly ornament from Jenaro Herrera/Plowden-CAC
Photo from Progress Report 'Artisans gather in Santa Lucia de Pro for skill-sharing workshop' (view small | med | large | orig)

Toucan calabash pod ornament / Plowden-CACE

Toucan calabash pod ornament / 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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