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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

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 Gold...

The Cycle of Gold

The Madre de Dios, or “Mother of God” region, of southeastern Peru, where the Amazon rainforest meets the eastern slope of the Andes, is one of the most critical biodiversity hotspots on Earth. This area is the headwaters regions of the Amazon River which carries 20%...

Top 10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy Gold

1. The gold in that jewelry? It may have come from an artisanal mine – a small-scale, low-tech, often illicit mine. 2. This sort of mining is really problematic. 3. It hurts biodiversity right in its hotspot. Not only is Peru home to some of the most biologically...