The Macaw Project (2016)

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A long-term scientific research project has been implemented in the Tambopata Research Center. Here in the Peruvian Amazon, biologists, veterinarians, and geneticists work tirelessly to ... See full summary »

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Cintia Garai

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Cintia Garai

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Donald Brightsmith Donald Brightsmith ... Self - Researcher
Kurt Holle Kurt Holle ... Self - Company Owner
Sharman Hoppes Sharman Hoppes ... Self - Veterinarian
George Olah George Olah ... Self - Researcher
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A long-term scientific research project has been implemented in the Tambopata Research Center. Here in the Peruvian Amazon, biologists, veterinarians, and geneticists work tirelessly to study the enigmatic macaws in their natural habitat. The acquired knowledge helps them to maintain the species and protect this biodiversity hotspot from human intruders: the gold miners. However, scientific approach alone was not enough to protect the area. A clever, economic solution was needed, offering alternative incentives to local people to keep these forests standing: eco-tourism. The Macaw Project gives a glimpse to the everyday work of the researchers, while also explains cutting-edge techniques with novel findings in a comprehensible way. It reveals information about the tropical rainforest ecosystem based on hard scientific evidence. This scientific documentary presents a sustainable and internationally applicable model for biodiversity conservation, incorporating scientific research and ... Written by Wildlife Messengers

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Hungary

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 December 2016 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Amazónia Papagájai: Kutatók, öslakók és turisták együtt Amazóniáért See more »

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