Tag Archive for: ARCC

The Story of a Girl’s Heart, Stolen in the Amazon – by Office Intern Cora Chan

Introduction: An anthropology student from Hong Kong going to Puerto Maldonado in Peru to do a summer internship in a non-profit organization called Fauna Forever. It was 15 June 2013. The girl arrived at Puerto Maldonado in Peru and pleasantly greeted by a wonderful wooden lodge in the middle of bushes and trees—it is the […]

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Mongabay Feature: Jaguars, tapirs, oh my!: Amazon explorer films shocking wildlife bonanza in threatened forest

Story courtesy of Mongabay.com Watching a new video by Amazon explorer, Paul Rosolie, one feels transported into a hidden world of stalking jaguars, heavyweight tapirs, and daylight-wandering giant armadillos. This is the Amazon as one imagines it as a child: still full of wild things. In just four weeks at a single colpa (or clay […]

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Fauna Forever Blog 1 by Matt de Couto

Phase 1 First of all I’ll explain the phases.  We are spending most of our time in the field in ARCC (Amazon Research and Conservation Centre).  It’s currently a tourist lodge based along the Las Piedras River in Madre de Dios.  To get there from The Fauna Forever house based in Puerto Maldonado it takes […]

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