Recent Camino Verde News http://www.caminoverde.org/ en The tree on your chest is a tree we've planted together http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2056 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-imagefield"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_imagefield" width="1600" height="1199" alt="" src="http://www.caminoverde.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/3.jpg?1413751371" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Now for a limited time, contribute $30 or more and receive a Camino Verde t-shirt, made of Peruvian ancient&nbsp;heirloom pima cotton, one of the finest cotton varieties in the world. The tree you wear on your chest is a tree we plant together in the Amazon. (And yes, women&#39;s shirts are cut differently than the men&#39;s.) <a href="/donate">Donate here.</a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sidebar-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None </div> </div> </div> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:44:09 +0000 rvanloon 2056 at http://www.caminoverde.org Camino Verde featured in recently published thesis http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2052 <p>Camino Verde intern and ally Sam Goodman&#39;s thesis &quot;<a href="http://www.american.edu/sis/gep/upload/Sam-Goodman-SRP-Final-Draft-4.pdf">The Role of NGOs in Mitigating the Interoceanic Highway</a>&quot; was recently published online through American University. &nbsp;The thesis features Camino Verde&#39;s role in Madre de Dios prominently. &nbsp;Thanks, Sam, for your amazing work and insightful writing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sidebar-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None </div> </div> </div> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:26:45 +0000 rvanloon 2052 at http://www.caminoverde.org Camino Verde now on MyCharityMap http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2051 <p>Camino Verde can now be found on the <a href="http://mycharitymap.org/charities/camino-verde-inc">MyCharityMap</a>&nbsp;webpage!</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sidebar-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None </div> </div> </div> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:26:21 +0000 rvanloon 2051 at http://www.caminoverde.org Our new project page on GlobalGiving is up! http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2049 <p>After three years on GlobalGiving, thanks to your support we&#39;ve completed our $50,000 fundraising goal. &nbsp;In order to continue our partnership with GlobalGiving, we have posted a new project page called <a href="http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/cv-1000-trees-a-year-1000-acres-of-rainforest-forever/">1000 Trees A Year 1000 Acres of Rainforest Forever</a>. &nbsp;Help us inaugurate the new page with a bang! &nbsp;Check it out today.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sidebar-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None </div> </div> </div> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:13:16 +0000 rvanloon 2049 at http://www.caminoverde.org Madre de Dios gold mining and timber in the news http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2048 <p>A recent burst of articles from various publications has continued to highlight ecological issues in the Peruvian Amazon for a broader audience. &nbsp;The following are all worth reading. Particularly noteworthy are the New York Times frontpage article and the Independent&#39;s coverage of gold mining in Madre de Dios.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/19/world/americas/corruption-in-peru-aids-cutting-of-rain-forest.html?hp&amp;_r=2&amp;">New York Times - Corruption in Peru Aids Cutting of Rain Forest</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/destruction-of-perus-rainforest-by-illegal-gold-mining-is-twice-as-bad-as-experts-thought-8909377.html">The Independent -&nbsp;Destruction of Peru&rsquo;s rainforest by illegal gold mining is twice as bad as experts thought</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/peru-gold-mining-forced-labor">The Guardian -&nbsp;Tarnished gold: why Peru&#39;s forced labor mining matters to the US -&nbsp;Peruvian gold abounds in American products, yet too often comes at the expense of miners&#39; freedom, health and lives</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/10/23/1318271110.full.pdf">Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States -&nbsp;Elevated rates of gold mining in the Amazon revealed through high-resolution monitoring</a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sidebar-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None </div> </div> </div> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:41:42 +0000 rvanloon 2048 at http://www.caminoverde.org Camino Verde in Concord, MA, Oct 4, 2013 http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2044 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-imagefield"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_imagefield" width="1502" height="1992" alt="" src="http://www.caminoverde.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/invite%20photo.jpg?1379173933" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Will you be in Massachusetts in October? Come join us for an evening celebrating the work of Camino Verde. &nbsp;The event will be held at Walden Woods the evening of October 4, 2013. &nbsp;</p> <p>Please click on the image to the right to see the full flyer. <a href="/contact">Contact us</a> or <a href="/donate">donate</a> now to reserve your space.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sidebar-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None </div> </div> </div> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 16:02:39 +0000 rvanloon 2044 at http://www.caminoverde.org CaminoVerde.org updates! http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2042 <p>Try out some new features of CaminoVerde.org. &nbsp;You can now find photos and bios of our <a href="/who-we-are/our-staff">Staff</a>, our <a href="/who-we-are/board-allies">Board of Directors, and our Advisory Council.</a>&nbsp; Also, we are very pleased to present the latest <a href="http://vimeo.com/69363023">Camino Verde short video</a>, produced by our friend and ally Mauricio Cordova. &nbsp;At just 2 minutes in length, it&#39;s a beautiful introduction to the beautiful world we inhabit in the Peruvian Amazon. &nbsp;Enjoy!</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:31:34 +0000 rvanloon 2042 at http://www.caminoverde.org Major infrastructure upgrade completed http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/botanical-garden/2039 <p>At our Tambopata reforestation center, our new infrastructure is finally complete.&nbsp; Lodgings for staff, volunteers, and visitors are looking great.&nbsp; Check out our photo album of the new building <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.664939663522293.1073741826.129035040446094&amp;type=1&amp;l=a67620bc8f">here</a>.</p> Botanical Garden Living Seed Bank Sat, 25 May 2013 16:12:55 +0000 rvanloon 2039 at http://www.caminoverde.org New articles posted http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2033 <p>Camino Verde made the news in El Comercio, Peru&#39;s finest newspaper. &nbsp;Also, you will find the latest full length article on our site, thanks to Camino Verde volunteer and soon-to-be intern, Sam Goodman. &nbsp;&quot;The Long and Winding Road: Mitigating the Impact of the Interoceanic Highway in&nbsp;Peru&rsquo;s Amazonian Interior&quot; is an insightful look at one of the biggest threats facing Madre de Dios, Peru. &nbsp;<a href="/resources/articles-missives">Click here to view our Articles</a>. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 02:01:08 +0000 rvanloon 2033 at http://www.caminoverde.org CV on Gramble http://www.caminoverde.org/our-projects/2029 <p>Camino Verde is one of the first featured charities on Gramble.com, an online gaming - social - charitable network now released to the world. <a href="http://gramble.com">Check it out here...</a></p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 01:29:15 +0000 rvanloon 2029 at http://www.caminoverde.org