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World Wildlife Day 2021

The Amazon rainforest is home to 1,300+ birds, 430+ mammals, 1,000+ amphibians and 400+ reptiles. In fact, just ONE tree in the Amazon rainforest hosts a rich array of wildlife.

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ASL Webinar Feb 16, 2021

Webinar Feb 16: Free flowing rivers in the Amazon region

The webinar will present the results of the global and Amazon Basin assessments, opening a discussion of the global, regional, and national benefits of free flowing rivers, the environmental, social, and economic impacts ...

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Newsletter Dec 22, 2020

ASL Newsletter December 2020

Get the latest newsletter of the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program with a recap of the ASL Annual Conference, a report of community engagement and conservation agreements in Colombia, and the handover of ASL’s ...

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Feature Story Dec 22, 2020

Community engagement and conservation agreements in the heart of the ...

The Heart of the Amazon project, part of the ASL Program, is working to strengthen institutional and community forest governance, conserve forests and promote sustainable management in the Amazon.

report Mar 03, 2020

ASL Progress Report 2018-2019

The ASL Annual Report provides an overview of the program and its main accomplishments since it was launched and includes information from the national projects in Brazil, Colombia and Peru.

interview Mar 19, 2020

The Dream of Community Forestry in the Amazon

Managing forests sustainably involves putting a system in place that is ecologically sound, economically viable and socially responsible. This is essential for the preservation of the Amazon's forests.

Blog Post Jun 03, 2020

Why the environment matters to human health

Deforestation and degradation of forests increase our exposure to animal pathogens and enables zoonotic spillovers. ASL spoke with Dr. Marcia Chame about zoonoses and solutions for the future.

interview Aug 08, 2019

The Amazon’s Indigenous Languages Hold the Key to its Conservation

An interview with with Martin von Hildebrand on how Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge contributes to biodiversity and enables the Amazon conservation.

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Why the Amazon's Biodiversity Is Critical for the Globe?

Amazon expert and leading ecologist Thomas Lovejoy discusses threats to the Amazon, how best to manage them, and the importance of ASL Program.

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When Forest Protection and Economic Renewal Grow Hand in Hand

The Amazon forest landscape does more than give vital resources to the 33 million people that live in it. It sequesters 70bn tons of carbon, benefiting everyone.

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What is the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program (ASL)?

Led by the World Bank, the ASL aims to protect globally significant biodiversity and implement policies to foster sustainable land use and restoration of native vegetation cover.

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About ASL | Brochure
The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program (ASL) is an initiative funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to protect globally significant biodiversity and implement policies to foster sustainable land use and restoration of native vegetation cover.
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The Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and led by the World Bank.

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Joining Forces to Protect the Amazon - the World’s Largest Rainforest

One in 10 known species in the world lives in the Amazon, the most culturally and biologically diverse place on the planet. But the Amazon's ecosystems are at risk. Learn more about Amazon Sustainable Landscapes program in this video.

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GEF: Sustainable Forest Management Impact Program

Get an overview of the Amazon Sustainable Landscape Program's second phase (ASL-2), which builds upon ASL-1 to strengthen integrated landscape management and conservation of ecosystems in the Amazon region.

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