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Community Development Projects in the Ecuadorian Amazon

(Julia Kocubinski)
A whirlwind tour of 6 Ecuadorian lodges in the Amazon! Adventure Life is working with the Rainforest Alliance and USAID to lend support to community owned lodges in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The goals of this project include the preservation of at least 200,000 hectares of Amazonian rainforest in Ecuador -- combined with training and technical assistance to community-owned lodges located in or adjacent to protected areas. The focus is on reducing negative impacts associated with tourism -- and revaluating the most successful & practical practices of responsible tourism