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Video: The Work of Upper Amazon

This video provides a brief introduction to the work of the Upper Amazon Conservancy.
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Video: El Purús – The Plunder of Peru’s Forgotten Forest

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Photos: People of the Upper Amazon

Photos: Landscapes from the Upper Amazon

Photos: Wildlife and Hunting in the Upper Amazon


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

Overflight Reveals Illegal Logging in the Murunahua Reserve
Round River Conservation Studies – March 2009

The Race For Peru’s Last Mahogany Trees: Illegal logging and the Alto Purús National Park
Round River Conservation Studies – January 2007

An Investigation of Illegal Mahogany Logging in Peru’s Alto Purús National Park
ParksWatch – January 2005



Raids by Uncontacted Tribes Raise Fears of Violence
Science Insider, November 2014

New Wave of Contact with Isolated Tribe
Science Insider, August 2014

Mahogany’s Last Stand
National Geographic Magazine – April 2013

Amazon ‘Uncontacted’ Tribes at Risk From New Highway Plan
The Ecologist – January 2011

Fisticuffs Erupts in Peru Over Uncontacted Tribes
National Geographic Daily News – June 2011

Peruvian Officials Deny Claims About Threats to Murunahua Reserve
Indian County Today Media Network – June 2011

Isolated Amazon Tribes Threatened by Logging, Groups Say
New York Times Green – February 2011

Unknown, Uncontacted Tribe Photographed in Brazilian Jungle
Wired – February 2011

Logging Threat Looms Over Rich Wilderness
The Americas – November 2010

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