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In 2019, we planted 220 thousand new shihuahuaco and marupa trees on 305 hectares. Currently, our commercial area covers 1000 hectares. This reforestation effort focused on developing seedlings with optimum characteristics by increasing the number of areas from which our species originate to strengthen BAM’s forest genetics program. All of the stages of the planting...
The aim of BAM’s science program is to conduct on-going research to assess the biodiversity and quality of environmental resources (flora, fauna and water sources) in the company’s areas of influence. This program, led by the engineer Walter H. Wust, director of BAM, is developed through an agreement with highly prestigious scientific organizations such as...
The world needs cooperative solutions and global agreements to fight climate change. This year, the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) was held in Madrid.  Although no agreements were reached with regard to article 6 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the dialogue at the conference and the interventions of both government and...
As part of a new communications strategy at Bosques Amazónicos BAM, which seeks to promote the recovery and conservation of the Peruvian Amazon and the planet, we launched our first BAM institutional video. This video focuses on the program to recover degraded areas in Campo Verde, Ucayali. We would like to invite you to learn...
Every year, BAM celebrates Forestry Week at Campo Verde in Ucayali. As part of the activities organized in Pucallpa, we invited different authorities, neighboring communities and employees to learn about BAM’s programs and to promote sustainable cooperation in the region. During this celebration, different activities were held: Training for neighboring hamlets (Agua Blanca, Tierra Roja,...
We are happy to announce that Walter Wust has joined the Bosques Amazónicos BAM team as the Director and leader of the company’s science program. Walter has more than thirty years of experience leading programs to assess biological diversity along the coast and in the Andes and Amazon of Peru.   His publications–more than 600 books...
In the framework of the sustainable development agreement to fight deforestation and degradation in Latin American forests, the Development Bank of Latin America, CAF, neutralized the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG0 generated by its operations from 1970 to 2018. The institution offset its historical footprint by acquiring 162,986 carbon credits from the REDD+ Castañeros network in...
As part of its sustainability strategy, the Brazilian cosmetics company Natura voluntarily neutralized 100% of its carbon footprint in Peru by acquiring 62,420 carbon credits, which were generated by the REDD+ Brazil-nut concessions at Bosques Amazónicos BAM. Through BAM’s initiative, the company contributed to protecting 9,663 hectares of brazil nut forests. This is the equivalent...
As part of its Carbon Neutral Program, which was launched in 2007, Natura Cosméticos offset more 34 thousand tons of carbon dioxide emissions by acquiring carbon credits generated by the reforestation project in Campo Verde, Ucayali, which is developed by Bosques Amazónicos BAM. “Since its creation, Natura has been committed to sustainable development and to...
For the second consecutive year, LATAM Perú offset the CO2 corresponding to its land operations –a total of 6,532 tons of CO2 eq– by acquiring carbon credits generated by the reforestation program with native species of Bosques Amazónicos BAM in Ucayali, Peru. This measure reaffirms the commitment of LATAM Perú to sustainability and demonstrates the...
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