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Amazon rainforest general conservation websites:
• AMAZON CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION
The Amazon Conservation Association is a small non-profit organization legally incorporated in the United States and in Peru. The directors and staff are experienced tropical ecologists and conservationists. Our goal is to conserve biodiversity through development of new scientific understanding, sustainable resource management and rational land-use policy for Amazonian ecosystems
• AMAZON CONSERVATION TEAMHOME
The Amazon Conservation Team's web site contains documents and photographs useful to schools, scholars, students, and scientists regarding the rivers, forests, and people of the Amazon. The site contains documents regarding Amazon headwaters, Amazon forests, ethnobiology, ethnobotany, shamanism, medicinal plants, conservation, education, and research.
• AMAZON INTERNATIONAL
Amazon International was formed to preserve Brazilian resources in an environmentally sound manner, benefiting the people of Brazil and the world.
Amazon Watch works with indigenous and environmental organizations in the Amazon Basin to defend the environment and advance indigenous peoples' rights in the face of large-scale industrial development-oil & gas pipelines, power lines, roads, and other mega-projects.
• APECACONSERVATION OF THE AMAZON RAINFOREST IN PERU
APECA, Inc. (formerly PPACE, Inc., see below) is a non-profit organization with projects in the Peruvian Amazon.
• BUY THE RAINFOREST
We are a nonprofit group of Peruvian naturalists and U. S. American scientists working together on a unique concept and the most effective way of saving the Rainforest before is gone.
• CLICK TO SAVE THE RAINFOREST
The Rainforest Site. Each click saves more of the rainforest.
Conservacion de la Naturaleza Amazonica del Perú A.C. CONAPAC, the Civil Association for Conservation of the Peruvian Amazon Environment, is an NGO started in July of 1990, in Iquitos, Peru, by a group of Teachers, Forestry Engineers, and Employees of the Travel Agency Exploraciones Amazonicas S.A. - Explorama Lodges.
• CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL
Conservation International's (CI) mission is to conserve the Earth's living natural heritage, our global biodiversity, and to demonstrate that human societies are able to live harmoniously with nature.
The Eco-portal is the Internet's most comprehensive environmental resource ever, linking and providing full text search capabilities for the entire contents of over 3,000 reviewed Internet sites related to environmental sustainability.
• ELAN: Peru - Conservacion de la Naturaleza
• FOREST.ORG ON-LINE DISCUSSION
An on-line forum for frank and courteous discussion regarding how to bring about Amazon rainforest sustainability.
• GAIA FOREST CONSERVATION ARCHIVES
Links and topics related to Gaia & Forest & Conservation & Archives, Malaysian & Rainforest & Conservation & Documents.
• PRESERVING THE AMAZON RAINFOREST... STEP ONE: DEFEAT FATALISM (Aug 2004)
Dr. Philip M. Fearnside, an ecologist, is a Research Professor in the Department of Ecology at INPAthe National Institute for Research in the Amazon, based in Manaus...
International Society for the Preservation of the Tropical Rainforest/Preservation of the Amazon River Dolphin asks for help in protecting the people and all life. They are an American non-profit foundation.
• MACAW LANDING FOUNDATION
The foundation is dedicated to the preservation of Macaws. We, as a conservation organization, promote and apply scientifically based information from the field to the propagation of endangered Macaws, to wildlife management, and to environmental education, while building public awareness and supporting other organizations that work to preserve Macaws in the wild.
The mission of The Pachamama Alliance is: (1) To preserve the Earth's tropical rainforests by empowering the indigenous people who are its natural custodians. (2) To contribute to the creation of a new global vision of equity and sustainability for all.
The only e-mail service in the world that allows you to save five square feet of Amazon basin rainforest with every e-mail sent or received. All for free.
• P.E.E.R. RAINFOREST CONSERVATION PAGE
Rainforest Conservation YMCA Earth Service Corps Their Activities section has lesson plans on a variety of environmental topics. "Forest Roleplay" can be used with all age groups. "Web of Life" can be used with other animals, but this classic ecology lesson is shown here with organisms from the rainforest.
• PEOPLE PROMOTING AMAZON CONSERVATION AND
Non-profit organization dedicated to conservation of the Peruvian Amazon rain forest, its native peoples and their cultures.
• RAINFOREST ALLIANCE HOME PAGE
The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of tropical forests. Our mission is to develop and promote economically viable and socially desirable alternatives to rainforest destruction through education, research and cooperative partnerships with businesses, governments and local peoples. Allies in the Rainforest is an easy way for individuals, school groups and classes, and community organizations to directly help grassroots conservation efforts in the tropics.
• RAINFOREST CONSERVATION FUND
The Rainforest Conservation Fund is an all-volunteer non-profit organization (501)(c)(3) dedicated to preserving the world's tropical forests.
• RAINFORESTS: DIVERSITY AND DESTRUCTION
Rainforests: Important information about them and their destruction, and how to prevent it from disappearing...
• THE RAINFOREST FOUNDATION
The mission of the Rainforest Foundation (UK) is to support indigenous people and traditional populations of the world's rainforests in their efforts to protect their environment and fulfil their rights.
• RAINFOREST MEDICAL
Home Page of Rainforest Medical Foundation (RMF). To focus attention on the conservation, study and use of medicinal plants.
• RAINFOREST PRESERVATION FOUNDATION
• RARE SPECIES CONSERVATORY FOUNDATION
The Rare Species Conservatory Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving biological diversity. RSCF is dedicated to saving endangered plants, animals and habitat, and restoring critical species in the wild.
• SAVE THE RAINFOREST
STR is a nonprofit organization that specializes in conducting rainforest tours/courses for teachers and students. We also produce rainforest curriculums, videos and posters, and involve schools in conservation projects in the tropics.
• TROPICAL RAINFOREST COALITION FOR THE PRESERVATION
OF RAINFORESTS WORLDWIDE
Tropical rainforest conservation and protection of indigenous peoples and their cultures in these forests. Based in Silicon Valley, California, Tropical Rainforest Coalition's Save-an-Acre Program has spawned off numerous nongovernmental organizations working to protect land in the Neotropics.
• WILDERNESS COMMITTEE
Western Canada Wilderness Committee (WCWC, or (WC)**2) is a non-profit environmental society working for the preservation of Canadian and international wilderness through research and education.
• WORLDWIDE FOREST, RAINFOREST & BIODIVERSITY
Provides recent coverage, as well as archives for the past 5 years, of worldwide forest protection campaign issues. Conservation, rainforests, and indigenous rights. 2,500 documents archived.
• WORLD LAND TRUST
The World Land Trust is a UK based conservation charity, concerned with the protection of the world's most biologically important and threatened habitats.
• WORLD RAINFOREST MOVEMENT
The World Rainforest Movement is an international network of citizens' groups involved in efforts to defend the world's rainforests. It works to secure the lands and livelihoods of forest peoples and supports their efforts to defend the forests from commercial logging, dams, mining, plantations, shrimp farms, colonisation and settlement and other projects that threaten them.
• WORLD WILDLIFE FUND: GLOBAL 200: AMAZON
Focus on the Amazon and how World Wildlife Fund is protecting the world's richest rain forest, including Amazon sounds, e-postcard, actions, and background information.