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Nora Bynum New ACEER Executive Director
Dr. Nora Bynum will take the position of Executive Director of the ACEER Foundation. Nora has been involved with the ACEER for more than 15 years, and was instrumental in organizing and supporting the...
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Forest to Pharmacy
ACEER project featured in the University of Delaware exhibit at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show (Feb. 28 through March 8) will provide visitors a lesson in useful, edible and therapeutic plants found in the Amazon rainforest.
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James Duke Ethnobotanical Fellowship Awarded
ACEER is pleased to announce the recipients of the Dr. James A. Duke Ethnotanical Fellowship. Roxana Yanina Casteñeda Sifuentes, Peru and Laura Dev, United States. Roxana and Laura each received...
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Preserving The Ese’Eja Culture
ACEER is collaborating with the National Geographic Society and the University of Delaware to help the Ese’Eja people of Peru preserve their culture.
Watch this video to see how.
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Mark Plotkin TED Talk
The greatest and most endangered species in the Amazon rainforest
In an energetic and sobering talk, the ethnobotanist brings us into the world of the forest's indigenous tribes and the incredible...
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Amazon Tribe Makes First Contact With Outside World
Uncontacted Indians making first contact with a settled Ashaninka community near the Brazil-Peru border.
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Andrew Bale captures Ese'Eja culture for National Geographic-sponsored project
Andrew Bale journeyed to Peru's jungles to capture images for a National Geographic-funded project to map the Ese'Eja's culture. The project aims to enable Ese'Eja society to reclaim ancestral lands from the Peruvian government.
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Peru's Most Important Forests Felled
Paradise being lost: Peru's most important forests felled for timber, crops, roads, mining.

Peru lost nearly a quarter-million hectares of forest over 12 years.
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