Tag Archive for: conservation

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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Appearance of Uncontacted Indigenous Groups in Rio Las Piedras – The Need for Action – by Rob Williams (Frankfurt Zoological Society)

Taken from www.zgf.de and written by Rob Williams The last three days have seen an incredible thing happen in SE Peru. Some 60-80 indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation (often called “uncontacted”) have appeared on the Las Piedras River, on the beaches opposite the village of Monte Salvado. They are considered to be of Mashco Piro […]

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Oneness – by FF Journalist Giles Crosse

 I read this lovely, meaningful excerpt from ‘Alex and me’ by Irene M. Pappenberg, which I felt keen to share on these pages…Alex was her Gray Parrot with which Pappenberg carried out research into animal sentience, communication and thought. ‘Exactly how scientists came to espouse ideas about animal minds that were so at odds with […]

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Corresponding with Caiman – by FF Journalist Giles Crosse

Patrick Champagne, a Fauna Forever researcher, is set to carry out a groundbreaking study into population densities of Paleosuchus trigonatus, a widely distributed species of caiman found in South America. “Unlike other crocodilians there have been insufficient resources applied to the study of this species. Most of the literature on this species derives from studies […]

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My Time in the Amazon – by Ian Rowbotham

My time in the Amazon solidified a life-long passion for conservation, and serves as a foundational experience that I can draw from for energy and direction in the future. On lighter terms, it was also an absolute blast and although the time flew by faster than I would have hoped, I could spend days reflecting […]

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Interview with Chris Kirkby

Intern Laura interviewed Fauna Forever’s principal investigator and director, Chris Kirby, on the 5th of September 2010, while he spent a few days with us in Puerto Maldonado. Laura: Hi Chris! Chris: Hi Laura! Laura: Thanks for taking the time out to talk to me. Let’s start with where are you from? Chris: No problem. […]

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More week 3 – by Sofia Prado

What an outstanding day for the bird team today! As usual it started out at 5 am and into the forest we tromped. Like every other day we opened up our mist nets at 6 am sharp. Then, as usual we wait and have our breakfast sitting on the leaf litter of the forest. I […]

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Diary Excerpts – by Melissa Chang

Day 1 – 07/06/10 So travelling started by being late to the airport. My dad said he’ll take me but as usual we ended up having a super long breakfast and left late, went through Lima’s gross streets which are all blocked by either cars or constructions that make you want to walk the distance […]

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Week 3 – by Sofia Prado

Everyday just gets better and better here. We came back to Puerto Maldonado today, back to civilization, back to everyone wearing clean clothes that don’t smell like wild creatures. Although it is a treat to be here I’m not so sure I like it. I already miss the jungle. Don’t get me wrong, Puerto is […]

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Week 2 – by Sofia Prado

Every morning I wake up at 6 am if not before then by my own tummy. My body has set time to my new environment. The Tambopata area is breathtaking. Frankly the only reason I would leave is to bring my family and pets here to settle. It is the most magical place I have […]

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The Inambari Dam Project: Nature vs. Power – by Chris Kirkby

By Chris Kirkby -  Principal Investigator, Fauna Forever International media is once again turning its attention to the Amazon rainforests of south-eastern Peru, a spectacular wilderness area and biodiversity hotspot dominated by world famous national parks such as Manu and Bahuaja-Sonene where jaguars and giant otters still roam free and unaffected. What is drawing their […]

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