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Popular Products Causing Deforestation

Popular Products Causing Deforestation

Thousands are of trees are cut down all over the world, often illegally, killing the habitats of wildlife and releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Between the years 1990 and 2016, 502,000 square miles of forest were lost due to deforestation. Many of us are...

Small Mammal Survey in a Biodiversity Hotspot

Small Mammal Survey in a Biodiversity Hotspot

Members of our team in Peru have just left on an incredible expedition in the cloud forest of San Antonio, in the central Tropical Andes of Peru. They will be documenting the unknown diversity of small mammals in the area, and maybe even discover new species. This...

Women in Conservation

Women in Conservation

This week, over 60 women from across Latin America and the Caribbean are gathered for two days in Lima, Peru, for the “Encounter of Women in Conservation”. This event brings together women from governmental organizations, indigenous and rural communities, NGOs, and...

The Dieback Scenario

The Dieback Scenario

Why our work matters in the context of the Brazilian Amazon fires If you’ve been keeping up with the fires in the Amazon, chances are you’ve seen a reference to the term “dieback” somewhere along the way. This term has become shorthand for a scenario in which...

Monkeying Around

Monkeying Around

Do you love primates? We certainly do! RP just participated in two big events in Peru to promote efforts to save our closest relatives. In Lima, we co-hosted the 2nd annual Congress of Peruvian Primatology. The conference provided a...

The Solution is Local

The Solution is Local

We’ll be the first to admit that Texas doesn’t necessarily conjure images of the rainforest in most peoples’ imaginations (at least not these days), so it may seem strange to have a nonprofit such as Rainforest Partnership headquartered in the state capital while...