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Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock

“RIVER OF GOLD,” a documentary film by the Amazon Aid Foundation, is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into Peru’s Amazon rainforest to uncover the savage unraveling of pristine jungle by illicit small scale gold mining.

Ron Haviv and Donovan Webster, two war journalists, led by Peruvian scientist and activist Enrique Ortiz, bear witness to the apocalyptic destruction in the pursuit of illicitly mined gold with consequences on a global scale. What will be the fate of this critical region of priceless biodiversity as these extraordinarily beautiful forests are turned into a hellish wasteland?

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Education Curriculum

In tandem with the “River of Gold” documentary film, Amazon Aid has produced a curriculum with our partner Journeys in Film that will amplify the film’s impact and educate students worldwide about the importance of the Amazon and promote working solutions for saving it. Click the Get Curriculum button below to learn more and receive your FREE Curriculum.

Resource Guides

For the first time, resources about the what why and where of the gold supply chain are being consolidated into one place providing easy access to information from the ground to the consumer of how to engage in working solutions to promote a cleanly and responsibly sourced gold.

Social Impact Campaign

The worldwide release of “River of Gold” along with its other initiatives will raise the bar by activating governments, NGOs, stakeholders, scientists, artists, ad the general public to take specific actions to address the looming global crisis of losing the Amazon. It is not hyperbole to state that the Amazon is at a tipping point. We must act now in order to save the most critical ecosystem on the planet. JOIN US TODAY!

 

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Amazon Aid Youth Activists are dedicated to defending and protecting the Amazon Rainforest. Through education, awareness and advocacy, young people can learn how to take different actions that will support the efforts of organizations and individuals working to stop the destruction of the Amazon.

 

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Photos by Ron Haviv, VII Agency. 2010.

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