Video Tour of Zábalo

"Come!" says Jeremiah, a 4-year-old Cofan boy who speaks English, Spanish and Cofan.

Follow Jeremiah as he shows you part of the Cofan community of Zábalo, located deep in the heart of the Amazon rain forest in Northern Ecuador. Maybe some of you have visited before, and some of you haven't, but either way, take a look through a four-year-old Cofan's eyes!

Click here to watch the video on YouTube.

How Not to be a Rainforest Wimp, Part 2

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TRC President Alex Rubin on why you can and should visit the rainforests if you have not already. It's easier than you think.

A series of articles on how anyone can graduate from being a rainforest wimp with a visit to a very unique park in the highlands of Panama.

Part 2

Howler Monkeys Find New Home in the Rainforest

The Balam Na Project in Belize has begun repopulating the rainforest with the endangered howler monkey.

Read more…

How Not to be a Rainforest Wimp, Part 1

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TRC President Alex Rubin on why you can and should visit the rainforests if you have not already. It's easier than you think.

A series of articles on how anyone can graduate from being a rainforest wimp with a visit to a very unique park in the highlands of Panama.

Part 1

Old Woman’s Corner:
A Family-friendly Starter Rainforest.

TRC President Alex Rubin visited the rainforests of Costa Rica. Read about Old Woman's Corner,a fairly accessible rainforest park worthy of a trip with family and friends.

Read more…

Nocturnal Rainforest Animal Photos

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Jaguars, pumas, ocelots, foxes and tapirs…oh my!

View a new gallery of amazing new animal photos from the Balam Na project in Belize, and read some good news from the project on biological corridor activity.

(Photos copyright 2009 Marcella Kelly)

A Visit to the Llushin River Project

TRC Board member Tom Vincze visited TRC's Llushin River Project in Amazonian Ecuador in the summer of 2006. He chronicles his journey for TRC in a series of installments. Start from the beginning or read the latest installment:

Part Five: Over the River and into the Mud

Introducing the Bermejo Project

TRC funds a large land acquisition in northeast Ecuador in the Cofan territory. Read more about this new project here.

Randy Borman Then and Now

TRC President Alex Rubin reunites with Randy Borman, Cofan leader and rainforest conservationist, 14 years later. Read about his fascinating past growing up in the rainforests of Ecuador.

The Cock-of-the-Rock

Proving yet again that he is the "Indy Jones" of bird photography, board member John Delevoryas recounts a challenging adventure to capture photos of the elusive Cock-of-the-Rock in Ecuador.

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