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  • 06/16/2021

    Peruvian indigenous leader who helped establish Yaguas National Park, wins prestigious environmental award

    06/16/2021

    Peruvian indigenous leader who helped establish Yaguas National Park, wins prestigious environmental award

    We are pleased to announce that Liz Chicaje Churay won the 2021 Goldman Environmental Prize for Central & South America.

  • 04/30/2021Press release

    Peruvian president visits Manu Biosphere to sign conservation agreement

    04/30/2021Press release

    Peruvian president visits Manu Biosphere to sign conservation agreement

    The Peruvian President, Francisco Sagasti, accompanied by the Minister of Environment, Gabriel Quijandría, and a large delegation visited the Manu Biosphere Reserve to seal a conservation agreement between the communities, the state, and a private enterprise.

  • 04/28/2021Press release

    The Guardians of the Rainforest

    04/28/2021Press release

    The Guardians of the Rainforest

    Four remarkable personalities who have dedicated themselves to protecting the Amazon rainforest will be honored with the Frankfurt Conservation Awards 2021 on April 28th. They are all crucial FZS partners.

  • 01/19/2021FZS in the media

    New partners for nature conservation in Peru’s Andes (dw.com)

    01/19/2021FZS in the media

    New partners for nature conservation in Peru’s Andes (dw.com)

    The Manu Biosphere Reserve in Peru is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. But the expansion of agriculture is causing forest loss. The Deutsche Welle documentary portraits our conservation work bringing people and nature back into harmony.

  • 10/14/2020Blog

    From seed to tree

    10/14/2020Blog

    From seed to tree

    30 years ago, two young biologists embarked on a research project to study giant otters in Peru. The results of their work are felt even today, in surprising ways.

  • 08/10/2020Blog

    In memory of Benjamín Rodríguez Grandez

    08/10/2020Blog

    In memory of Benjamín Rodríguez Grandez

    The Frankfurt Zoological Society would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Benjamín Rodríguez Grandez, Indigenous leader and advocate for Yaguas National Park, who sadly passed away in July 2020 due to COVID-19.

  • 06/10/2020Blog

    Expert opinion: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon

    06/10/2020Blog

    Expert opinion: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon

    The damage can be seen in satellite images. Says Astrid Aguilar, FZS Gold Mining and Conservation Coordinator. But global solutions are needed.

  • 02/17/2020Project update

    “When I finish school, I want to go to Nopoki University”

    02/17/2020Project update

    “When I finish school, I want to go to Nopoki University”

    FZS facilitates access to university for indigenous students of the Peruvian Amazon.

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