Protected natural areas and indigenous territories make up 45% of Amazonia and constitute the best preserved portion of the region. RAISG publishes data and studies developed by means of protocols common to all Amazon countries in order to supersede fragmented visions in favour of integrated initiatives and processes that contribute to the consolidation of protected areas and indigenous territories.

Amazonia 2019 – Protected Areas and Indigenous Territories

Published since 2009 by the Amazonian Geo-referenced Socio-Environmental Information Network (RAISG), this new updated edition of the map Protected Natural Areas and Indigenous Territories in the Amazon includes Biosphere Reserves and Ramsar Sites, which are conservation tools that use ecosystem approaches within a sustainable development context. The Biosphere Reserves and the Ramsar Sites, as a…

Amazonia 2017 – Protected areas and indigenous territories

The 2017 Amazon map presents information on  Protected Areas, Indigenous Territories and deforestation produced by RAISG. This publication is the fifth version of this map that we have published since 2009, with updated data on Protected Areas and Indigenous Territories – which together cover 45.4% of the region and have an important role in conservation…

Amazonia 2009 – Protected areas and indigenous territories

This map presents a geographic information system based on an inclusive view of the region. The principal purpose of the publication is to contribute to overcoming fragmented visions and to support integrated local, national and transboundary initiatives and processes that help consolidate protected areas and indigenous territories as important components of the conservation and sustainable…