Conservation

Illegal Logging
Conservation
Judith Westveer

Down the logging road

As a novice conservation ecologist I had the adventurous task of monitoring wildlife populations in the Peruvian Amazon. My perspiring students and I would walk in a straight line through

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Conservation
Judith Westveer

On a quest for gold 

The first time I visited Madre de Dios, Peru, was in 2010. I took a boat up the Tambopata River, and saw that the water was laced with golden glitter

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Conservation
Carolyn Keller

Invasive Species: The Art of Attention

In a world fundamentally altered, and existentially threatened by climate change, it would benefit all of us to become far more adept at the art of care and careful attention – so that we stop creating problems we don’t know how to fix.

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Roy Riquelme

ORO VERDE DEL MALINOWSKI

En estos últimos 10 años estuve viajando por diferentes afluentes de la Amazonía Peruana en Madre de Dios. En uno de estos viajes tuve la oportunidad de conocer el río

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Liselot Lange

A spider monkey tale, part 2

It was late 2014 and I was back in the Netherlands after a life-changing trip to Suriname. Being home was surprisingly challenging; I felt out of place back in a

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Segundo Jose Cueva Santos

Mis sueños hechos realidad

Nací en Piura, una región al norte de Perú. A los 16 años junto con mis amigos tomé la decisión de salir de mi pueblo para dedicarme a trabajar. Trabajé

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Marcos Carello

On my way

I have had a strange fascination with frogs since I was young, and for a long time, I asked myself why. Some years ago I decided to stop questioning myself

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Adela Indriago

Encounters with Jungle Elders

I used to climb between the buttress roots of an old tree in a park that my parents often took me to as a child. I imagined that I was

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Riley Fortier

A Treeless Forest

Collapsing to the floor and rattling the earth, an ancient, 50-meter tree now lays on its side below the intense tropical sun. The residual hole in the canopy instantly exposes

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Jessica Suarez

Six Tips for Ethical Monkey Photography

Photographing monkeys in the wild is an incredibly exciting and rewarding challenge. However, in our excitement there are times when we may not realize that we are not practicing ethical

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Liselot Lange

A spider monkey tale, part 1

I have known all my life that I was going to dedicate my life to help animals in need. As a young girl I had no idea where I would

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ACEER Conservation Fellows
Riccardo Mattea

Start from your backyard

I’ve always been influenced by my peers’ interests and my lecturers’ adventures since I began my studies in conservation. I thought that to become a successful conservationist I needed to

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