Recent Camino Verde News en Camino Verde featured in recently published thesis <p>Camino Verde intern and ally Sam Goodman&#39;s thesis &quot;<a href="">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 Camino Verde now on MyCharityMap <p>Camino Verde can now be found on the <a href="">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 Our new project page on GlobalGiving is up! <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="">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 Madre de Dios gold mining and timber in the news <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=";_r=2&amp;">New York Times - Corruption in Peru Aids Cutting of Rain Forest</a></p> <p><a href="">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="">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="">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 Camino Verde in Concord, MA, Oct 4, 2013 <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="" /> </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 updates! <p>Try out some new features of &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="">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 Major infrastructure upgrade completed <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=";type=1&amp;l=a67620bc8f">here</a>.</p> Botanical Garden Living Seed Bank Sat, 25 May 2013 16:12:55 +0000 rvanloon 2039 at New articles posted <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 CV on Gramble <p>Camino Verde is one of the first featured charities on, an online gaming - social - charitable network now released to the world. <a href="">Check it out here...</a></p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 01:29:15 +0000 rvanloon 2029 at Camino VerdeĀ“s private conservation area officially recognized <p>Happy New Year! This just in: Peruvian Ministry of the Environment resolution RM 346-2012-MINAM officially recognizes the forests protected by Camino Verde as a private conservation area! &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Our allies at the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law posted <a href="">this story</a> (in Spanish) on our recent recognition as custodians of land that is now considered a conservation area in perpetuity. &nbsp;The same article can also be found on the <a href="">Actualidad Ambiental website</a>.</p> Conservation of Primary Forests Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:29:18 +0000 rvanloon 2027 at