Amazon Rainforest Conservancy (ARC) is a Registered Canadian Charity

Amazon Rainforest Conservancy is saving threatened tropical rainforest habitats in the Peruvian jungle acre by acre. We have 1,416 hectares (3,500 acres) of land in our care, that we are passionate about preserving and conserving to protect the biodiversity and enhance the survival of wildlife, species and ecosystems.
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Your donation will help us continue to purchase threatened tropical rainforest habitats in Tambopata, Peru for conservation, protection, education and research.

CONSERVATION OF PRIMARY RAINFOREST

Rainforests are being destroyed at a rate of over 80,000 acres per day! ARC is taking action by acquiring land that would otherwise be deforested by illegal loggers and environmentally damaged by illegal mining.
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RESEARCH & EDUCATION

ARC’s scientists are collecting meaningful biological data that will be used to influence legislation designed to protect wildlife and their habitats. We are also testing and developing new strategies and technologies for conservation.
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PROTECTION OF CRITICAL SPECIES

ARC is the proud protector of many endangered species that live on our land, including: giant river otters, jaguars, anacondas, harpy eagles, tapirs, anteaters and giant armadillos.
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WHO ARE THE ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS OF TAMBOPATA, PERU?

For nearly two decades, gold miners have illegally ravaged the Amazon rainforest in Peru’s Tambopata region. The miners move swiftly through the pristine jungle, turning it into treeless, toxic wasteland that could take 500 years to recover. Sadly, there’s no...

MY VIEW OF PERU, AND HELPING THE AMAZON LIVE ON – written by Ashley Michaud

Hi friends, I was so excited when I was asked to write this blog. Not because I think my story is the best one out there, far from it. I am excited to share my story because it was a time of my life that changed me forever. My journey began when I decided to follow in...

THE UNCONTACTED PEOPLE OF THE AMAZON RAINFOREST

One of the most remote and least disturbed area in the entire Amazon rainforest basin lies in the region of Madre de Dios in southeastern Peru. It is here that the Yine people live in voluntary isolation, avoiding human contact. The Yine are most likely descendants of...