WWF projects in the Amazon
New or updated projects
Saving the Amazon
Described by many as the “lungs of the world”, the Amazon rainforest is severely threatened. Uncontrolled logging and development continue to contribu...
Implementation of National Forests: Solving Land Tenure Problems, Avoiding Forest Degradation
The project seeks to support measures to reduce deforestation in Brazil, in particular through the reduction of illegal logging and timber collection....
Amazon Keystone Initiative
The Amazon Keystone Initiative (AKI) contributes to WWF Brazil's vision for the Amazon. It also aims to structure WWF Brazil through Italian support i...
Managing community resources in the Peruvian Amazon
The Peruvian Amazon is home to some of the world’s most spectacular wildlife such as the jaguar, harpy eagle, scarlet macaw, giant river otter and bla...
Promoting Socio-Environmental Resilience in the Upper Acre River Region
This project aims to promote mechanisms for social learning so that local civil society of 5 municipalities of the Upper Acre River region can face th...
Forests provide essential environmental, social and economic functions, but alarming deforestation rates in the last 3 decades have caused at least ha...
Freshwater conservation in the Peruvian Amazon
The Abanico del Pastaza wetlands and the Pacaya Samiria national reserve in northeastern Peru are extremely rich in biological and cultural diversity....
Sustainable forestry in the Bolivian Amazon
Bolivia is home to the largest dry tropical forests in the world and has some of the wildest parts of the Amazon; home to pumas, jaguar tapirs, giant ...
Conservation of the Bolivian Amazon (Southwest Amazon Ecoregion)
The Southwest Amazon ecoregion in Bolivia includes humid tropical ecosystems found in the Northern most department of Pando as well as Northern sectio...
Training Programme for Community Forestry in Bolivia