Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research
The ACEER Foundation designs and implements transformative, experiential learning that develops local and global environmental leaders who work to conserve and restore functioning landscapes in the Amazon Basin.
The ACEER Foundation is the go-to experiential learning organization in southeastern Peru that delivers innovative, transformative education programs to help develop the next generation of cross-disciplinary conservation leaders. Our programs represent a model for the rest of the country and Amazon Basin, with a focus on capacity development and community involvement. We are powered by a robust, professional staff and governed by an engaged, diverse board of directors. We operate against a well-developed strategic plan and enjoy a stable and ever-expanding funding base. We can and do measure the impact of our programs and clearly communicate such impact to all stakeholders.
ACEER has been a dynamic force for rainforest for over 25 years. We were the first in the Western Hemisphere to pioneer the scientific applications of Canopy Walkway systems; scientists have discovered new plant and animal species at ACEER-supported facilities; and new medicines have been discovered at our ethnobotanical gardens. Today we continue to offer life transforming, experiential learning opportunities to a local and global audience. ACEER has touched the lives of more than 1 million people worldwide.
We know that rainforest destruction and climate change are leading to mass extinctions of plants and animals. But did you know that cultural extinction is occurring as well? Native Amazonian peoples are struggling for their very existence. 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.Your support of ACEER makes a difference in the lives of the Amazonian people, please click here to see how you can partner with us by making a donation, attending a workshop, or purchasing coffee and other goods right here on our website! We want to thank you for taking the time to explore our website and we welcome your sharing ACEER’s web page and social media sites on your pages and platforms, every effort is deeply appreciated and so important to the work we do here at ACEER.