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Understanding Amazonian Healing 280
Understanding Amazonian Healing
An August 2015 ACEER workshop offered students and professors a first hand look into a variety of Amazonian healthcare practices.

For eight days in early August, ten students from West Chester University, The University of Delaware, and The University of Florida experienced first hand, Healthcare and Healing Traditions of Amazonia.
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Camu Camu
Camu Camu / Myciaria dubia
Camu Camu, a shrub that grows in swampy areas of the Amazon rainforest is experiencing a popularity boost in Amazonian villages, and is increasingly found in consumer products around the world. This medium sized fruit is loaded with powerful nutrients that can affect overall health, and when sourced ethically, is an excellent example of sustainable use of the Amazon rainforest.
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Posada Amazonas
Posada Amazonas
by Janet N. Gold

Writer and professor, Janet Gold, participated in ACEER's July creative writers workshop. Read her reflections here.
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ACEER's Puppet House
In presenting Peru’s National Award of Environmental Citizenship to The ACEER, Peru’s Minister of Environment, Manuel Pulgar Vidal, specifically cited ACEER’s Puppet House, a traveling puppet show for rural Amazonian elementary school children.
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Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project
The Amazon Conservation Association, in close collaboration with its Peruvian sister organization Conservación Amazónica-ACCA, is excited to announce the launch of...
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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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