River of Gold to be Honored at Third Annual Pongo Awards

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SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 17, 2016 The Orang Utan Republik Foundation (OURF) will honor environmental achievement from film, television, … Read More

The Making of River Gold

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In the summer of 1999, I journeyed to the Peruvian Amazon, a remote and pristine area, the largest piece of … Read More

New Amazon Aid Foundation Film Takes a Deeper Look at Amazon Gold Rush

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Building on the success of Amazon Gold, our 2012 documentary on illegal gold mining in Peru’s Amazon Rainforest, Amazon Aid … Read More

Amazon Aid en TV Perú

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TV Perú invitó a la Amazon Aid Foundation para discutir nuestro documental Amazon Gold (Oro Amazónico) la noche antes de su … 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

The Making of Amazon Gold

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Check out this in-depth article on Mongabay.com exploring the circumstances leading up to Amazon Gold, the award-winning film that exposes … Read More

Amazon Gold Wins First Annual GFN Award

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PARIS, FRANCE- “Amazon Gold,” a production of the Amazon Aid Foundation in association with the Americas Business Council Foundation, is … Read More

Amazon Gold in the Guianas

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Last week, Amazon Aid Foundation board members Sarah DuPont and Luis Fernandez traveled to Guyana, French Guyana, and Suriname, in … Read More

New Partnerships for Amazon Aid

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Last month, the Unites States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC hosted the Amazon Aid Foundation, as well as representatives from several of the top international NGOs, to view Amazon Gold and discuss the issue of mercury released from informal gold mining. In attendance were members of the Amazon Conservation Association, World Wildlife Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, Oxfam International, the US State Department and the Peace Corps.

Amazon Aid Featured in Huffington Post

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Check out the front page of today’s Huffington Post Canada for an article about the effects of gold mining in the Amazon rainforest, featuring an interview with our very own Sarah duPont!

Herbie Hancock on Amazon Gold

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“As a world citizen, I’m concerned about the problems of the world, and the problems that are facing our next generations. It is important to show the world this situation, and any situations that are challenging the very existence of humanity.”

Amazon Gold Nominated for Best Conservation Program

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The Amazon Aid Foundation, in association with America’s Business Council, is very excited to announce that our film Amazon Gold has been nominated for Best Conservation Program at the 2013 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival!

Amazon Gold Makes A Splash In South America!

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This August, the Amazon Aid Foundation touched down in Lima, Peru for the South American premiere of Amazon Gold at the Lima International Film Festival. For the first time, audiences viewed the documentary in the country where it was filmed, and its impact exceeded everyone’s expectations.

A Toxic Legacy: Gold Mining in Peru

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Link TV talks to Amazon Aid Foundation founder, Sarah duPont and others regarding the alarming effects our lust for gold can have on the environment.

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