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Hoja Nueva is a strategic conservation organization confronting the multifaceted threats to the biodiversity of the Peruvian Amazon.

We preserve Amazonian ecosystems by protecting over 3,000 hectares of primary rainforest, combating wildlife trafficking, rescuing and rewilding key species, and running a first-of-its-kind ecological research station and education center. Hoja Nueva maintains its U.S. headquarters in Washington State with its field operations, rehabilitation facilities, and research center in the Madre de Dios region of the Peruvian Amazon.

Through our Peruvian NGO, we employ a multi-tiered strategy to address both the causes and the effects of short-term and long-term conservation concerns which threaten the astonishing biodiversity of the Las Piedras region of Madre de Dios, Peru, a little-known but massively important area of the Peruvian Amazon.


Our goal is to implement strategic actions in the short-term to protect threatened wildlife and forests from immediate destruction while simultaneously designing initiatives for long-term conservation.


These initiatives are focused on empowering and educating local communities, integrating local government and non-profit organizations into a collaborative conservation effort to protect the most vulnerable populations and habitats, and performing rigorous and novel scientific research to best inform conservation planning and management strategies."

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The Katie Adamson Conservation Fund (KACF) is a community-based conservation organization based in the Denver, Colorado area.  The fund was established as a non-profit in 2014 by Denver zookeeper Dave Johnson and is dedicated to a global mission of wildlife protection and cultural compassion and is active in over 23 countries worldwide.

As a powerful group of all ages and mindsets, we want to leave this world a better place for those that follow.  The species we share this planet with deserve protection and dedication, and together we are doing everything we can to ensure they have a place and a voice.  By working together we can ensure that our fellow creatures have a community that cherishes them and protects them.  We travel and educate to create change.  We empower and embolden.  We are an organization of people who help animals by helping people.  It is our conservation imperative.

Polar bears, Jaguars, Orangutans, Elephants, Wolves, Penguins, Gorillas, Sea Turtles, Tigers, Giant Pandas, Orcas, and Rhinos are just a handful of the species we work with.  Join us as we teach at schools, build beehive fences to protect communities and gardens from elephants, train people how to sustain themselves without poaching wildlife, set up speaker presentations and create fundraisers, climb mountains and run races.  There is no insignificant species and no journey too far to travel.

Help us to spread this conservation karma from shore to peak.  We are more powerful when our voices echo together.

The KACF writes children's books about animals and conservation that we use to educate, excite and motivate kids of all ages to help preserve our ecosystems.


Our non-profit initiative leverages citizen science and researcher observations to construct a comprehensive database focusing on the distinctive identities of individual jaguars inhabiting the Northern Pantanal region within the Encontro das Águas Park.


The Pantanal stands as the global epicenter not only for hosting the densest jaguar population but also for nurturing the most habituated jaguars. This characteristic makes it an unparalleled site for witnessing wild jaguars thriving in their natural environment.

With these jaguars adapting to human presence, we've had the opportunity to observe and document various individuals' behaviors. Since the early 2000s, we've been cataloging jaguars in this area, utilizing their spot patterns in a similar way to how humans use fingerprinting techniques.

By harnessing facial, left, and right profile photographs, primarily contributed by tourists, we've successfully distinguished dozens of individual jaguars. This process has culminated in the creation of the Jaguar Guide, offering an extensive inventory of insights into individual key identifiers, behaviors, lineages, relationships, home ranges, and movement patterns.


Our approach is distinctive and entirely non-intrusive, ensuring minimal disturbance to these magnificent felines.

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