Education

THE BLUE MORPHO BUTTERFLY: An Amazonian icon

Blue Morpho Butterfly

The Blue Morpho butterfly is an unforgettable sight for anyone who has been able to witness it flying through its natural habitat of the Amazon rainforest. The Blue Morpho certainly is a species that carries with it the true essence of the Amazon: beauty found in the heart of wildlife and a natural coexistence maintaining … Read more

ACEER: Bringing the Amazon Rainforest Home

The ACEER Foundation kicked off its Delaware Teachers Institute Summit at the Stroud Water Research Center in Avondale, Pennsylvania under the sweltering heat and stifling humidity of midsummer. The heat and humidity simulated the conditions that the teachers will experience while in the Peruvian Amazon next summer.  The summit ran from June 28th to June … Read more

A Taste of Summer

A Red-eyed, 17-year, Cicada

Entomophagy, the practice of eating insects, is widely embraced by ethnic and indigenous communities in parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America as a cheap and sustainable source of protein. Introducing more insects into the Western diet as a more sustainable food source is the way of the future.

ACEER at the Global Biodiversity Festival 2021

This year’s Global Biodiversity Festival ran from May 20th to May 23rd, encompassing the United Nations’ International Day for Biological Diversity. The nonprofit festival, opened by E.O. Wilson, and running for 72 hours straight, brought together over 150 speakers from around the world (scientists, explorers, conservationists, policy makers, filmmakers, economists) to celebrate our planet’s vast … Read more

A Conversation on Climate Change

Where we are, where we are heading… Join Dr. Roger Mustalish and Dr. Paul Morgan of the ACEER Foundation as they discuss the ramifications of climate change on human health and how the Amazon Rainforest is a critical component to the overall health of ecosystems around the world. <br /> Sources: Center for Disease Control … Read more