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Explore the Northwest Amazon region Pandemic Collection galleries below.
PHOTO GALLERY + VIDEO
Formed in response to COVID-19 deaths in Indigenous Shipibo communities in Peru, the Comando Matico's mission is to save lives through plant medicine, to revitalize community knowledge of ancestral medicine, and to regenerate medicinal plant species that have been endangered by deforestation.
Indigenous organizations across the Amazon, along with state agencies and NGOs, created digital infographics to more easily spread consolidated, pertinent information regarding preventative measures against the disease, as well as resources for accessing support.
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