May 18, 2020: Over the past week, we delivered 86 baskets of food and supplies to indigenous families stranded in the city of Pucallpa, Peru due to the quarantine. The food was purchased by generous donations made by friends and supporters of UAC through a GoFundMe page.
May 2020: Approximately 50 families from the remote Yurua and Purús watersheds have been living in the city of Pucallpa since the COVID 19 pandemic started and desperately need food. Please help us provide emergency food supplies!
February 2020: The La Novia Conservation Alliance recently completed its fifth year working to prevent illegal activities and protect threatened species along the La Novia River, a tributary of the Alto Purús River
December 2019: An article by UAC’s Chris Fagan discusses a massive invasion of coca farmers in the Urubamba watershed that threatens indigenous lands, protected areas and the isolated tribes who live there.
June 2019: After a decades long effort, indigenous tribes of the Yurua region have finally been granted a conservation concession protecting 112,850 acres (45,699 hectares) of intact lowland jungle near Brazil.
July 2018: Constructed in 2012, the Interoceanic Highway has brought uncontrollable deforestation to southern Peru and has become a symbol for the rampant political corruption that has plagued Peru for decades.