We have helped protect more than 11.5 million acres of endangered ecosystems in South America and Mexico since 1997.

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Our accomplishments include:

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PROTECTING THE AMAZON RAINFOREST

We have helped protect 5.5 million acres of Amazon in Peru alone through the creation of Regional Conservation Areas.

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SAFEGUARDING WATER SUPPLIES

We have helped safeguard the water supply for one million Ecuadorians and protect 250,000 acres of watershed forests.

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EMPOWERING INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

We have helped indigenous groups such as the Maijuna, Shuar and Awajun protect their ancestral homeland.

NCI IN THE MEDIA


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For Peruvians, Baskets for the U.S. Market Bring a New Way of Life

“We are part of nature. When we destroy nature, we destroy ourselves.”

- Ivan Vásquez, President of Loreto Region

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Despair Fuels Developer’s Conservation Dream

“I just respect so deeply someone who says ‘I am going to make this happen.’ And then has the passion and perseverance to make it happen.”

- Allison Alberts, Ph.D., San Diego Zoo Global Chief Conservation and Research Officer