The Observatory is organized in Thematic Modules that deal with the topics prioritized by ACTO Member Countries for the ARO and that are part of the Strategic Agenda for Amazon Cooperation. Learn more.

Aspects regulated by the CITES Convention, such as volumes of import and export of species, illegal traffic, permits, certificates, etc.

Information about the Biodiversity of the Amazon Region, such as the richness and abundance of species, their endemism, their degree of threat and vulnerability.

Information about the status and trend in the management of the forests of the Amazon Region, related to their conservation, productivity and management.

Information about the state of the water resources of the Amazon basin in terms of supply, demand and water balance, water quality, etc.

Information on the inclusion and participation of Indigenous Peoples and tribal communities in the management of their resources, under the principle of respect for their collective rights.

It will be developed to adequately respond to the climate crisis, climate mitigation, through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, resilience and climate adaptation.


There are five service modules that group information based on the same type of technological tool. Learn more.




DEADLINE CORRECTED: GBIF Secretariat is hiring a communications specialist

Apr 04, 2023 | GBIF, Call for applications The GBIF Secretariat, located in Copenhagen, is looking for a Communications Specialist to join the Participation and Engagement group and expand the capacity of its Communications team. The incumbent’s primary responsibilities will encompass general communications support with special attention to: Create, edit, revise, and publish written materials, including news articles, newsletters, and other content for both web

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Call opens for nominations to 2024 GBIF Graduate Researchers Award

Dic 14, 2023 | GBIF, Call opens Deadline for receiving nominations from GBIF member countries for graduate students whose innovative research relies on biodiversity data: 24 June 2024 On behalf of its network of national Participants, the GBIF Secretariat is pleased to invite nominations for the 2024 Graduate Researchers Award. This annual programme aims to foster and recognize innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics

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Nov 09, 2022 | AMAZON REGIONAL OBSERVATORY | ACTO | CoP 19 CITES In November, the Nineteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CoP 19/CITES) will be held from 14 to 25 November 2022, in Panama City, Panama. ACTO will participate as an Observer Organization and will hold two parallel

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Mapping of stakeholders of knowledge and research initiatives in the Amazon region

Nov 04, 2022 | RedCIA | KAP | ARO | BIOAMAZON PROJECT The Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) invites knowledge, science, and technology actors in the Amazon Region to participate in a regional survey that will contribute to the creation of the Network of Amazon Research Centers (RedCIA) for the Amazon Regional Observatory (ARO). The Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) on knowledge management

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The Bioamazon Project visits Bolivia to discuss a technical agenda

Oct 27, 2022 | AMAZON REGIONAL OBSERVATORY | BIOAMAZON PROJECT Bolivia presented the improvement of Bolivia’s National Biodiversity Information System (SINB) and its interconnection with other systems, including the CITES Electronic Permit System. Bolivia hosted the official mission of Bioamazon Project from September 19 to 24. It was the last of the eight ACTO Member Countries to receive the Bioamazon Project team for a dialogue

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