VOICES FOR THE AMAZON
WHY EATING LESS MEAT MATTERS FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE AMAZON. The majority of today’s fires in the Amazon are caused by converting the forests into cattle ranches through the slash and burn technique.

WHY EATING LESS MEAT MATTERS FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE AMAZON. The majority of today’s fires in the Amazon are caused by converting the forests into cattle ranches through the slash and burn technique.

by Sarah duPont September 4, 2019 Higher temperatures and deforestation of the Amazon causes the forests to dry out, making them more vulnerable to fires. Unfortunately, with the relaxation of regulations to protect the Amazon in countries like Brazil and Bolivia, the...
The Companies that are Contributing to the Amazon Fires: Use the Power of Your Wallet to Avoid Purchasing Products that are Destroying the Amazon

The Companies that are Contributing to the Amazon Fires: Use the Power of Your Wallet to Avoid Purchasing Products that are Destroying the Amazon

by Amazon Aid August 30, 2019 Many of you have been asking about what you can do to protect the Amazon.  We know that the root cause of the fires that are currently raging through the region at an unprecedented rate is rapid deforestation for the purposes of ranching,...
Journeys in Film hosts institute for Educators to introduce Common Core lesson plans aligned with Amazon Aid Foundation’s River of Gold

Journeys in Film hosts institute for Educators to introduce Common Core lesson plans aligned with Amazon Aid Foundation’s River of Gold

October 20-21, 2018: Journeys in Film | River of Gold: Teaching about Climate Change and Indigenous Rights with Film will take place at The Museum of Tolerance in cooperation with Journeys in Film, USC Rossier School of Education, and Amazon Aid Foundation. The...