Tatiana is a Forestry Engineer, Researcher and Ranger fighting to save thousand-year old “mother trees” of the Amazon rainforest from illegal logging.
Tatiana can improve her communication abilities and streamline her efforts to protect the threatened Amazon rainforest.
Madre de Dios, Peru
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Gold mining and expansive agricultural projects have long threatened the Amazon rainforest. With the creation of the Interoceanic highway there has also been a spike in illegal logging. A lack of patrolling officers and governmental authorities have left the forest vulnerable. The Shihuahuaco trees, also known as the “mother trees”, have roots that stretch several kilometers, take 700 years to grow a meter in diameter and are not only integral to the ecosystems of the Amazon but they also aid our fight against climate change by absorbing upwards of 40-50 tons of carbon dioxide.
Tatiana is a Forestry Engineer and the CEO of ARBIO Peru
Tatiana and ARBIO Peru collects data on Shihuahuaco trees at risk of logging
Studies and collects data on the extensive wildlife found in the region
Documents have created a database on large Amazonian trees between 100-1000 years old to be able to monitor the status of the forest
Maintains a permanent presence of rangers to protect the trees of illegal logging
Heads community outreach programs to promote the importance of the Amazon’s conservation
Tatiana and ARBIO Peru have effectively registered 69 species of reptiles and amphibians, 259 species of birds and 29 species of mammals.
Registered 294 outstanding trees of 78 different species in 25 families in 90 hectares of the forest.
Has created an online System of Protection of Hectares where anyone, anywhere can become a protector of any portion of the forest.
Tatiana is on a mission to protect the vulnerable trees and biodiversity of the Amazon.