Peruvian indigenous leader who helped establish Yaguas National Park, wins prestigious environmental award06/16/2021
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 agreement04/30/2021Press 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 Rainforest04/28/2021Press 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.
From seed to tree10/14/2020Blog
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.
In memory of Benjamín Rodríguez Grandez08/10/2020Blog
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.
Expert opinion: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon06/10/2020Blog
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.