Conserving the Amazon...

Our Mission

The Alliance for a Sustainable Amazon (ASA) is a nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources in the southeastern Peruvian Amazon, for the benefit of all who live in and depend upon the rainforest.

Our Work in Peru

Learn more about our projects to better understand and protect Amazonian biodiversity

Internships in the

Peruvian Amazon

Work, learn, & protect biodiversity at Finca Las Piedras, in the

Peruvian Amazon



The ASA facilitates basic research by students at Finca Las Piedras, in southeastern Peru


News & Updates

Nov. 4, 2019 - Our latest Lepidoptera publication is online!

Two of our recent Lepidoptera Research Assistants, Quin Baine and Gabriela Polo, led the research, which described the life stages and food plant of a butterfly species found at Finca Las Piedras. This is a novel host record for this species, and the first time anyone has described the caterpillars. Check it out!

April 11, 2019 - The Biannual Report for 2017-2018 is here!


Have a look at what our team has been up to in Peru during the past couple of years to protect plants and animals and other natural resources in the most beautiful and biodiverse rainforest on Earth! We're very proud of what we've done so far, yet there is still so much more to do. Check it out!

November 5, 2018 - Manu Biodiversity Expedition report is now available!

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Our butterfly, bird, and herp teams visited the 'Gallito de las Rocas' conservation area near Peru's Manu National Park in August and recorded 289 species, all new records for the area! Read more about the expedition's discoveries and highlights in the expedition report, available here.

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