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Permaculture Design Course (PDC) 2017

We are excited to announce our 2017 Permaculture Design Certificate Course in Ecuador. We had an amazing time last year on this course and look forward to another great learning adventure this year! Our Permaculture Design Certificate Course is designed to provide an excellent hands on educational opportunity for students looking to learn more about

Vote today to help TMA win the EOCA funding!

We need your help! This Black Mantled Howler Monkey is asking for you to vote for our Jama-Coaque Conservation Corridor Project today! We only have three more days to move into first place for the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) grant competition. We are currently in second place, but we only need a few hundred

VOTE NOW!!! Help TMA win funding from EOCA

Starting today (March 9th) and running until March 23rd, Third Millennium Alliance has a unique opportunity to receive funding from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). Our project "Protecting the forests of the Jama-Coaque Conservation Corridor in Coastal Ecuador" has been selected as a finalist for the EOCA conservation grant, which will help us significantly

Video Game of the Jama-Coaque Reserve

We are incredibly excited to announce a new innovative project that is being launched by past intern Chris Karounos! Chris and his collaborators at the University of Michigan are currently developing a video game that takes place in the forests of the Jama-Coaque Reserve, Ecuador. The game, which is titled "Forest of the Jama-Coaque",  is

Past Intern Publishes Natural History Note

We're excited to share a short natural history publication that past intern Alex Wendt published in the scientific journal Herpetological Review. Alex spent two months in the Jama-Coaque Reserve searching for reptiles and amphibians, and encountered a new species for the Reserve's species list with his pit-fall trap study. We expected this species was present

2017 Internship Dates Announced

We are excited to announce the academic calendar for our 2017 internship sessions! We had a great 2016 and are even more excited about our 2017 internship sessions! We have a lot of new and exciting activities planned for 2017, so make sure to check out the new calendar and apply soon. We'll share more

Rescuing ancient Ecuadorian cacao from extinction

TMA is excited to be part of an incredibly important genetic bank and conservation project in the Jama-Coaque Reserve. Founder Jerry Toth's chocolate company To'ak recently embarked on a journey to save pure genetic Nacional cacao from extinction.  Nacional’s genetic lineage goes back 5,300 years ago in Ecuador, which is now recognized as the native

Updates from the Field: March 2016

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! March 2016 So it's been a little while, which we apologize for! We've been busy with welcoming interns and staff transitions, but we're back! Learn all about our new Science and Intern Manager on our Management

Updates from the Field: Feb. 7-13

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! February 7-13, 2016 1. Tropical Bird Feeder in action:  After several trial runs with fruit and nectar feeders set up in various places,  we have initiated a new pilot study at the Bamboo House—a tropical bird feeder

Updates from the Field: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Please make sure to follow our website and Facebook to keep up to date with the newest Updates from the Field each week! January 31-February 6, 2016 1. Small rare jewel? All of the hummingbirds that grace the Jama-Coaque with their presence are appreciated, but we may have had a recent sighting of a Little Woodstar (Chaetocercus bombus).  According

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