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In their latest article for Mongabay, journalists and Amazon Aid consultants Charlie Espinosa and Charles Lyons investigate moves to use blockchain to bring transparency and rigor to a risky industry with consumers increasingly eager to know where their gold comes...
Amazon Aid and The Andrew Sabin Family Center for Environment and Sustainability Present an In-Person Panel Conversation: “Gilded or Green: How Gold Impacts The Amazon & Why We Should Care”
On October 24th, 2023 from 3-5pm, non-profit organization Amazon Aid and the Andrew Sabin Family Center for Environment and Sustainability will present an in-person panel at Wake Forest University. Titled “Gilded or Green: How Gold Impacts The Amazon & Why We...
Amazon Aid Foundation Launches “Gold, The Amazon and The Climate Crisis” Podcast in Honor of Earth Month
In honor of Earth Month, non-profit Amazon Aid partnered with Wake Forest University’s Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES) to launch “Gold, The Amazon and The Climate Crisis.” The one-time podcast brings awareness to the latest research into...