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Conservation at Home | Help save the rainforest

Did you know, 814 bird species have been registered within the grounds of Inkaterra Hotels and areas of influence? That’s equivalent to 93% of Costa Rica’s total bird diversity! But, here in the Peruvian Amazon, deforestation is rife, and Inkaterra are working hard to conserve the habitat of native birds through various sustainability projects. Fancy […]

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Conservation Corridors

For more than 40 years, Inkaterra has worked towards education, protection and sustainable development of the flora, fauna and local cultures of Peru. From research into Cabo Blanco‘s marine ecosystem, to recording the world’s largest collection of native orchid species in their natural habitat (372), Inkaterra has dedicated the past four decades to conservation around […]

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Representatives from Smithsonian National Zoo visit the Inkaterra Asociación’s Andean Spectacled Bear Conservation Center

Last month, we were delighted to host a selection of to conservationists from Smithsonian National Zoo at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel for an exciting collaboration with Inkaterra Asociación’s Andean Spectacled Bear Conservation Center. Amongst the esteemed visitors, we were pleased to host Andean Bear curator, Craig Safoore, chief veterinarian Don Neiffer, and Francisco Dallmeier, Director of the Centre for […]

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15 years of conservation success in Peru for Inkaterra Asociación

Forty years ago in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, a group of conservationists, headed up by Inkaterra Founder José Koechlin, began a journey of research into biodiversity and conservation. Working under the name of Cusco Amazónico, this group’s dedication to research was the catalyst and founding steps towards the birth of our NGO, Inkaterra […]

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Sustainability, Conservation and the Inkaterra Asociación

As the number of visitors enjoying what Peru has to offer is at an all time high, so is the importance of protecting and preserving iconic landmarks and species. Sustainability, conservation and the Inkaterra Asociación is a relationship that endeavours to preserve and protect these landmarks whilst educating others on the key facts. The Rainforest The […]

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Inkaterra Wins Tourism for Tomorrow Award in Conservation

Inkaterra has been presented with the prestigious Conservation Award by Tourism for Tomorrow. The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the winners were announced at the WTTC’s Global Summit in Tokyo, April 16-19, 2012. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNm-wsXx3pY&w=640&h=360] “It is an honor that Inkaterra has been recognized with such […]

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The History of Earth Day

On Monday 22nd April, Inkaterra will be celebrating Earth Day 2019, an annual event held to promote sustainability whilst also raising awareness of environmental concerns. With events estimated to be taking place in over 190 countries this year, the Earth Day initiative has grown immeasurably since its conception 49 years ago. Started by American environmental […]

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Sustainability in Peru: Plants vs Plastic

Peru boasts an enormously rich culture of ecological diversity and wonder; from the scenic rusty terrain of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the vibrant green mountainscape of Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Peru is a place of exquisite natural beauty. Our beautiful country is home to an abundance […]

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Earth Hour 2019

On Saturday 30th March, we will be taking part in the significant ‘La Hora del Planeta’ (Earth Hour) to make a contribution to helping the planet both environmentally and socially. Earth Hour is the largest global initiative championing environmental conservation, and this year the objective is even greater than before:⁣ ⁣To raise awareness of climate […]

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