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Alexander Montoro, (Board Member, Co-Director USA Affairs)

About Alexander Montoro, (Board Member, Co-Director USA Affairs)

Alexander Montoro is very committed to environmental conservation, climate and atmospheric science, and international community development. In addition to his dedication to indigenous and ecosystem protection in the Andes and Amazon of Peru, he has extensive field work experience performing Asian elephant conservation and rehabilitation in Thailand, wildlife reserve management, field research, and data analysis in South Africa, mountain gorilla conservation research and habituation in Uganda, and sea turtle research/data analysis and marine restoration in Kenya. Alex graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a master’s degree in international affairs and a focus on environmental sustainability and development planning. He lives in Washington D.C. and is employed by the U.S. Department of Commerce doing work in environmental economics and also serves as an environmental news correspondent for Mongabay and Tropical Conservation Science Journal.

Losing the Sacred Lake: Environmental Degradation of Lake Titicaca and the Impact on Its Surrounding Indigenous Communities
Urbanization is jeopardizing the health of Lake Titicaca and all the indigenous people who rely on it for their livelihood.

By |December 14th, 2014|

Considered the origin of human civilization by the ancient Incas, Lake Titicaca is a 3,200-square-mile lake that borders Peru and […]

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru December 2014
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in Lima, Peru this year December 1-12, 2014.

By |November 15th, 2014|

The UNFCCC in Lima, Peru could not be held in a more appropriate location this year. Peru continues to face […]

Peru’s Indigenous Unite to Preserve Rights
Peru’s indigenous communities are caught in a battle for self-determination, about land, natural resources, and their way of life.

By |May 29th, 2013|

Peru’s indigenous communities are caught in a battle for self-determination, about land, natural resources, and their way of life. Their […]

Peru’s Melting Quelccaya Glacier and the Impact on Peru and its Quechua Communities

By |May 9th, 2013|

According to world renowned glaciologist, Dr. Lonnie Thompson, the world’s largest tropical ice sheet, Quelccaya, which is located in the […]