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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...
Illicit Miners Loot 18 Tons of Gold Every Year

Illicit Miners Loot 18 Tons of Gold Every Year

To read about the economic impact of illicit and unregulated gold mining, visit http://www.bullionstreet.com/news/peru-illicit-miners-loot-18-tons-of-gold-every-year/1367 Illicit gold mining in Peru is costing the country more than $190 million a year due to tax...
Understanding Gold Mining

Understanding Gold Mining

Who is mining the Gold?  The rising price of gold in the global market has led to a boom in small-scale/artisanal mining. Although the mining is called ‘small-scale,’ the huge number of miners operating in Peru is creating an ecological catastrophe in the Amazon River...
The Jungle Highway

The Jungle Highway

Here’s a great video explaining the environmental situation in the Madre de Dios region.  The building of large roads through the Amazon exposes the area to resource exploitation and the destruction of the rainforest itself.  Help us protect the area around...