Two Giant Otters swimming together
Image credit: Acate Amazon Conservation
Project

Enabling the Matses Indigenous Community to Protect Giant Otters in Amazonian Peru

Duration
2022 - 2022
Location
Peru
Species protected
Giant Otter Pteronura brasiliensis

Project objectives

This project seeks to enable the Matses indigenous community to protect giant otters in their territory by providing them with hands-on surveillance training and conducting workshops on how to safely interact with outsiders they find in their territory conducting illicit activities.

This project is implemented by Acate Amazon Conservación.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching

Pollution