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AAF & Abaunza Group: Using River of Gold to help save the Amazon

AAF & Abaunza Group: Using River of Gold to help save the Amazon

To further and accomplish its mission to inspire change to protect and preserve the Amazon Rainforest, Amazon Aid Foundation is partnering with one of the world’s most successful experts in creating global change with film to use River of Gold & AAF’s other...
Amazon Aid attends Vatican conference focusing on Pope Francis’ landmark environmental encyclical Praise Be

Amazon Aid attends Vatican conference focusing on Pope Francis’ landmark environmental encyclical Praise Be

“It grieves us to see the lands of indigenous peoples expropriated and their cultures trampled on by predatory schemes and by new forms of colonialism, fueled by the culture of waste and consumerism,” Pope Francis said last Friday. Friday’s conference was the latest...
Amazon Aid Invited to Climate Change Meetings with Pope’s Advisors at the Vatican

Amazon Aid Invited to Climate Change Meetings with Pope’s Advisors at the Vatican

In July, Sarah duPont of Amazon Aid Foundation will return to Rome by invitation to meet with some of Pope Francis’ advisors on climate change and environmental protection. This trip to the Vatican is a follow-up to a visit by Sarah duPont in January 2018, when...
River of Gold screened at the United Nations in Geneva on June 5, 2018

River of Gold screened at the United Nations in Geneva on June 5, 2018

JUNE 5, 2018: Sarah DuPont of Amazon Aid Foundation and producer of River of Gold was invited to screen the documentary on World Environment Day at the United Nations in Geneva. A panel discussion and audience Q & A session followed. The screening of River of...
All About Agoutis

All About Agoutis

Species Description Agoutis are rodents in the genus Dasyprocta, which consists of 12 known species found throughout Central and South America. These small mammals may grow up to 2.5 feet long and weigh up to 13 pounds [1]. Their fur comes in many shades of orange,...
Freshwater Species of the Amazon

Freshwater Species of the Amazon

In addition to harboring high levels of terrestrial biodiversity, the Amazon basin also contains the largest share of freshwater species in the world due to the immense size of the basin and the variety of aquatic habitat available [1]. Freshwater species in the...