Science and Environment

Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research

Promoting conservation through education and research in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. With information on facilities, programs and research.

El Nino/Enso: Short- and Long-Term Effects

Explores the environmental effects of El Nino on army tactical decision aids.

Information Technology in Peru

Covers information technology in the country, with information on the telecommunications infrastructure, government policies, legal environment, and related sources and links.

International Potato Center - CIP

Conducts scientific research and related activities on potato, sweet potato, and other root and tuber crops. Links to news, research, training and publications.

Life and Times of J. Francis Macbride

Biography of Machbride, who led the Flora of Peru program. Includes information on Macbride's expeditions, species included in Flora of Peru, and link to Macbride's travel journal.

Peruvian Cactus and Succulent Society

Non-profit association conducting studies and promoting conservation of cacti and succulents, focusing on native and little-known species.

Plants of the Machiguenga

Ethnobotanical study of Eastern Peru. Includes photos, botanical and medicinal information on the plants.

Rainforest Conservation Fund

Working to conserve rainforests at the Reserva Comunal Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo in the Department of Loreto, Peru. Includes articles and news.

Spatial Hydrology of the Urubamba River System in Peru

Hydrologic study of the Urubamba River system using geographic information system (GIS).

The Living Edens: Manu, Peru's Hidden Rain Forest

Provides information about the flora and fauna in Peru's hidden rainforest. Includes links to history, conservation, classroom resources, trivia and related links.

Virtual Explorers

Group of educators sharing their explorations and discoveries to teachers and students everywhere. With information on expeditions, research opportunities and on how to become a member.