Multimedia Story Map on Peru's Purús - Manu Landscape
Protecting the Wildest Place on Earth
UAC’s first Story Map explores the remarkable forests and indigenous tribes of Peru’s Purús – Manu Landscape and the forces that threaten it. Click here to view the English version (link opens in a new tab). A Spanish version will be available soon.
The Story Map project was made possible by the generous support of the Andes Amazon Fund and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in partnership with the Purús – Manu Landscape Project Consortium.
Coca farms close in on protected areas, isolated tribes in Peruvian Amazon
Chris Fagan, mongabay.com, December 2019
Investigation reveals large-scale land invasion in Peruvian Amazon (audio podcast)
Chris Fagan , mongabay.com, December 2019
Perú: cultivos de coca amenazan áreas protegidas y pueblos indígenas en aislamiento en la Amazonía
Chris Fagan, es.mongabay.com, December 2019
Natural Resource Use in Alto Purús Indigenous Communities (in Spanish)
Upper Amazon Conservancy and ProPurús, 2013
Social and Environmental Impacts of Mahogany Logging on Peruvian Indigenous Communities (Graduate Study Thesis)
Aaron Groth, Masters of Arts candidate, University of Missouri – August 2014
Alto Purús National Park Guard Manual
Upper Amazon Conservancy – October 2013
Coca and conservation: cultivation, eradication, and trafficking in the Amazon borderlands
D. S. Salisbury and C. Fagan. Geojournal, August 2011.
Overflight Reveals Illegal Settlement in the Alto Purús National Park
Upper Amazon Conservancy – August 2010
Illegal Mahogany Logging Continues in the Murunahua Uncontacted Reserve
Upper Amazon Conservancy – July 2010
An older presentation describing the work of UAC (2014)
Short documentary on an expedition to document illegal loggers inside Alto Purús National Park (2006)