Protecting the Amazon

Helped save 5.5 million acres of rainforest in Peru alone through Regional Conservation Areas.


Safeguarding water supplies

Protected the water supply for one million Ecuadorians and conserved 250,000 acres of watershed forests.


Empowering indigenous people

Worked with indigenous groups including the Maijuna, Shuar and Awajun to protect their ancestral homeland.


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

Del Mar Organization is Creating Big Change for World’s Ecosystems

“To actually go in the field and see the environmental battlefront…and see NCI working right there, trying to turn the tide and preserve it, is incredible.”

– Dwight Worden, Del Mar City Councilman


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