• Amazonas

    Conservation Initiative

Amazonas Conservation Initiative Peru


Amazonas Conservation Initiative is dedicated to science-based conservation of threatened wildlife and their habitats, and to sustaining positive human–environment interactions with indigenous people who call the rain forest Home.

We believe conservation success is defined by helping nature thrive so the people who depend on it live productive and sustainable lives.

It means a protected forest with old-growth trees, clean river water, and honoring the traditions of indigenous people so they may live in harmony with nature.

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Nieva River Amazonas

Kampankis Project Amazonas ~ 38,850 sq km (15,000 sq mi) consisting of regions covered by rainforests and mountain ranges.

The Kampankis Mountains that has been inhabited for centuries by Awajún people. Measuring ~180 km long but just 10 km wide, the Kampankis form a knife-thin ridge separated from the Cordillera del Cóndor to the west by a thin strip of lowland forest 40–60km wide.

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~ Protected Rainforest Projects ~

154,485 Acres Protected

Under the guidance of Dr. Peter Lerche the Peruvian government, with support from Nature & Culture International (NCI), has granted conservation status to 154,485 acres (62,518 hectares) of Awajún ancestral land: Pamau Nain and Dase Nain Conservation Concessions.

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520,447 Acres Proposed

Now, our work continues to protect some of the world’s most biodiverse and beautiful Amazon rainforests by establishing the conservation concessions of Tuyankuas and Shamak Nain:

520,447 acres (210,617 hectares)

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Video Film Photography

Video location & fixer services: Full service production services from Peru's Andes Mountains to the most remote rainforest.

Our expert naturalist guides can coordinate filming shoots of any length or duration, and of any subject, throughout Peru's rainforest and Andes Mountains.

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Our Amazonas Conservation Initiative is a collaborative project with Peruvian conservation organizations and eco-tourist companies who are committed to the protection of the rainforest and honoring the traditions of indigenous people; Scientists, conservationists, adventurers, photographers and eco-tourist operators supported by those like yourself – on a journey.

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For information on how you can contribute to the success of the Amazonas Conservation Initiative
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