What’s at Stake?

The Amazon basin is being threatened by increasing encroachment, loss of habitat, slash and burn agricultural practices, clearing of land for mining, introduction of exotic species, drought, and over fishing. Not only is the physical environment being affected, but so is the aquatic life in the area.

People:
OVER 10,000 LIVES

Fish:
MORE THAN 300 SPECIES

Ecosystem:
A PROFOUND THREAT

How The Amazon Research Center for Ornamental Fishes is helping

Over 300 species of ornamental fish

How Amazon Research Center for Ornamental Fishes is helping

Over 300 species of ornamental fish

Transforming Lives: ~10,000 people earn income from the ornamental fish trade

 

The Amazon Research Center helps local villagers make a living in a manner that does not do further damage to vulnerable rainforest ecology.

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How Can You Help?

By making a donation today you will help to fund the completion of the aquaculture ponds and launch the educational programs that focus on aquaculture as well as begin construction of the dormitories and the conference/lecture hall.

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