Amazon Aid Global Forests Petition Delivered to UN Officials

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LIMA, PERU- While attending the 2014 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP20) to present the film Amazon Gold, Amazon Aid … Read More

7 Reasons You Should Give Back to the Amazon

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What does the Amazon rainforest give you? A lot more than you think! In honor of #GivingTuesday, here are seven … Read More

Behind the Scenes with Anthem for the Amazon in Peru

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What happens when scientists, educators, and musicians all travel to the Amazon together? Last month, Amazon Aid found out as we … Read More

Amazon Gold Selected to Represent U.S. at COP20

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Our award-winning documentary film Amazon Gold, produced in association with America’s Business Council, has been selected as one of a handful … Read More

Beautiful Butterflies of Wayqecha

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Sitting high in the Andean cloud forests, the Wayqecha Biological Research Station is located in the Kcosñipata Valley of southeastern … Read More

Boston Meets Anthem for the Amazon at Campaign Launch

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On Friday night the Amazon Aid Foundation and Rhythm of the Universe introduced Boston to the Anthem for the Amazon, … Read More

Peru’s New Cocaine

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GOLD HAS BECOME SOUTH AMERICA’S MOST ILLICIT COMMODITY Peru has the second-largest amount of rain forest in the world, but … Read More

Peru’s first-ever high-resolution carbon map could help the world breathe easier

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    To put an accurate price on carbon, you need to know how much you have and where it’s … Read More

Anthem for the Amazon Kickstarter Launched

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We’re proud to announce our next creative campaign to help protect the Amazon rainforest, a music video project called Anthem … Read More

Devastating Human Impact on the Amazon Rainforest Revealed

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It is well known that humans are having devastating impacts on the Amazon rainforest, but new data may show that … Read More

Wanna Change the Music?

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This video from Arbio, the Association for the Forest Resilience to the Inter-Oceanic Highway in Peru, uses the sounds of deforestation to … Read More

Brazil plans to stop the killing of pink dolphins

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SAO PAULO — Brazil will temporarily ban the catch of a type of catfish in an effort to halt the … Read More

Taking Action With the American School in Lima

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Three passionate students from Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the American School in Lima, have started a petition to help protect the … Read More

Ecuador signs permits for oil drilling in Amazon’s Yasuni national park

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Companies could start extracting oil underneath key biodiversity reserve on Earth by 2016. Original story from the guardian. Drilling for oil … Read More

AP PHOTOS: Miners’ hard life now tinged with fear

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LA PAMPA, Peru (AP) — They sweat through 28-hour shifts in the malarial jungle of the Madre de Dios region … Read More

Government led major joint operation against illegal mining in Madre de Dios

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El Comercio and Peru.21 reported that 1500 police and troops dynamited $23 million worth of heavy machinery used in illegal … Read More

A New Kind of Playground

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A little girl plays in the desolate landscape that is the aftermath of gold mining in Peru.

Families on the Rivers

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Amazonian rivers are highways through the rainforest; they provide a way for people to navigate the dense and challenging terrain.

Population Decline of Indigenous People

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Indigenous peoples inhabit a large portion of the Amazon rainforest and their traditional and cultural beliefs have existed for centuries, … Read More

Caterpillars of Wayqecha

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See researcher Edward Hurme’s videos of caterpillars at the Wayqecha cloud forest research station in Peru.

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