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ashaninka group underneath hut in rainforest

Strong community land rights help to mitigate climate change, and could prevent 27.2 million hectares of deforestation. That’s an area…

Community
Oxygen

The Amazon rainforest provides a 20% of the world’s fresh water as well as a fifth of the world’s oxygen.

Oxygen
Falcon

Our Asháninka Project is protecting the habitat of the Orange Breasted Falcon. This bird is highly adapted to hunt flying…

Falcon
Centipede

Would you have thought a centipede could take on and eat a tarantula… well, when it is the Peruvian Giant…

Centipede
Amazon Fish

The Amazon River has over 2,000 species of fish – more than in the Atlantic Ocean.

Amazon Fish
Macaw

Our Asháninka project is shielding the habitat for the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw. These birds mate for life and have a wingspan…

Macaw
Anteaters

Giant Anteaters have no teeth but their tongue can protrude more than 2 feet and flick 160 times per minute…

Anteaters
Waterlily

This is the giant Amazon water lily. The leaves can grow to be 2.6 metres across and can support the weight…

Waterlily
Jesus Lizard

This is the Jesus Christ Lizard, which can reach a swift speed of 1.5 metres a second on water, yes,…

Jesus Lizard
Sloths

Sloths are officially the world’s slowest animal, so slow in fact, that algae actually grows on their coat. But this…

Sloths
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