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In Peru, All eyes on the Amazon works in three areas:

Comunidades del Norte de Perú

Area. The area is located at the basins of the Tigre, Corrientes, Marañon and Pastaza rivers and covers about 200.000 hectares.

People. There are four indigenous nationalities that inhabit the area: Quechuas, Kukamas, Urarina and Achuar Indigenous People. The number of indirect beneficiaries that will benefit from protecting this area of rainforest is around 50 thousand people from more than 100 communities.

Threats. Among the main threats we find illegal logging and pollution from oil extracting activities.

Activities. Training in mapping, monitoring techniques (analyzing satellite data, drones, GPS and documentation), video for evidence.

Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri

Area. The Amarakaeri Communal Reserve comprises 700,000 hectares.

People. Ten communities of three indigenous nationalities live in the reserve: Yine, Amarakaeri and Machiguenca. The program activities are estimated to benefit 1,900 inhabitants.

Threats. The main threats in the area are mining, illegal logging, oil drilling and the construction of roads.

Activities. Training in mapping, monitoring techniques (analyzing satellite data, drones, GPS and documentation), video for evidence.

Yaguas

Area. In 2018, the Government of Peru declared Yaguas as Parque Nacional. The progam area contains 868,927 hectares.

People. In the area are 4 indigenous communities of the Yagua nationality living. They represent approximately 1,600 beneficiaries.

Threats. The main threats are: illegal logging, illegal mining, oil drilling and a lack of alternative economic activities.

Activities. Training in mapping, monitoring techniques (analyzing satellite data, drones, GPS and documentation), video for evidence.