VOICES FOR THE AMAZON
Sarah duPont & Rossana Silva Repetto, Exec. Secretary of the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention meet at the UN in Geneva

Sarah duPont & Rossana Silva Repetto, Exec. Secretary of the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention meet at the UN in Geneva

While in Geneva in late May, representatives of AAF had the opportunity to meet with key team members of the UN working on ratification and implementation of the Minamata Convention, which seeks to reduce mercury pollution from the targeted activities responsible for...
Become an Amazon Warrior

Become an Amazon Warrior

Unsure how you can protect the Amazon rainforest? Amazon Aid has created a menu of ways in which you can help. Amazon Warriors are dedicated to defending and protecting the Amazon Rainforest by their own actions. Through education, awareness and advocacy, young people...
Amazon Aid Launches Voices for the Amazon

Amazon Aid Launches Voices for the Amazon

Amazon Aid Foundation is excited to introduce Voices for the Amazon, an online platform where students can post poems, artwork, videos and mixed media that express the importance of the Amazon Aid rainforest. Voices aggregates all of these posts into a mosaic. Use the...
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...
Live Harmoniously

Live Harmoniously

The Amazon rainforest has been the home to Indigenous peoples since the first settlement at Brazil’s Caverna da Pedra Pintada over 11,200 years ago! Currently, about 400 individual tribes still call the Amazon their home. Each of these tribes is incredibly complex and...
Map Making Activity

Map Making Activity

Did you know that the Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical ecosystem in the world?! Can you even begin to imagine how big that is?! The rainforest covers roughly 40% of South America, touching ten countries in South America, and is almost as large as the...
Rain Rain, Don’t Go Away!

Rain Rain, Don’t Go Away!

Have you noticed a lot of rain this May? While it might not always be the best for outside play, it is still a really good thing! Rain plays a vital role in the ecosystem. From plants to people, rain is something for which we should give thanks! Help kids understand...
Amazon lowlands

Amazon lowlands

Currently plants in the lowland Amazon are threatened primarily by local deforestation and land-use change. The Amazon rainforests contain an enormous amount of plant diversity, yet much of this diversity is located within very small ranges. As such, many plant...