The Central Amazon Ecological Corridor encompasses a diverse range of ecosystems within the Amazon Rainforest. Stretching across the heart of the Amazon Basin, this ecological corridor plays a role in preserving biodiversity, mitigating climate change, and promoting sustainable development.
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Protected Areas in South America
Alberto de Agostini National Park is a protected area in southern Chile that includes the Cordillera Darwin mountain range, the final land-based stretch of the Andes before it becomes a chain of mountains appearing as small islands that sink into the Pacific Ocean.
Alerce Andino National Park is located in the Andes, in the Los Lagos Region of Chile. The centerpiece of this lush and mountainous protected area is the Alerce forests. The Alerce is a towering tree species native to the Andes Mountains that can live for over 4,000 years.
Alerce Costero National Park is a protected area in the Los Ríos Region of southern Chile. Situated within the Cordillera Pelada, a mountain range part of the more extensive Chilean Coastal Range, the National Park hosts a forest of endangered Patagonian cypress.
The Alto Mayo Protection Forest is an area of protected forestland in northern Peru. This area preserves a portion of the tropical yungas forest in the upper Mayo River basin while protecting soil and water from erosion by deforestation. The area is the water supply for populations in the Mayo valley.
The Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare Biosphere Reserve is located in the Venezuelan Amazon. Duida-Marahuaca National Park, a national protected area that includes the Duida-Marahuaca Massif, lies within the Biosphere Reserve.
Amacayacu National Natural Park is a national protected area of Colombia, situated along the Amazon River in the south of the country, in the Amazonas Department. It is the country's only protected area that conserves the flooded forests of the Amazon River.
The Amapá Biodiversity Corridor is an ecological corridor in Amapá, Brazil, that links with protected areas in Pará state and other Guiana Shield countries. The ecological corridor is a collection of natural or semi-natural sites that link protected areas and allow gene flow between them.
Amazonia National Park is located in Pará state in north-central Brazil and along the Tapajós River. The oldest national park in the Amazon contains a highly biodiverse habitat of dense lowland rainforest with white-sand grassland areas beside the river's upper reaches.
Amboró National Park (Bolivia) The Editor Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:50
Noted for its rugged and varied topography, Amboró National Park lies within three distinct ecosystems: the foothills of the Andes, the northern Chaco, and the Amazon Basin. Nowhere else in the world do three such diverse environments coincide.
Anavilhanas National Park protects the environment of the Anavilhanas Archipelago in the Rio Negro, one of the largest in the world. Anavilhanas, the world’s second-largest fluvial archipelago, is part of the Central Amazon Conservation Complex, the largest protected area in the Amazon Basin.