A new variant of COVID-19 is putting indigenous peoples across the Amazon at heightened risk–yet again. Reports from the ground come from Peru and Brazil.
A summary of the highlights of Rainforest Foundation US’s impact to protect the peoples and the rainforests of Central and South America in 2020.
Forbes.com featured Rainforest Foundation as an example of celebrity-endorsed organizations doing effective work in support of indigenous peoples.
Rainforest Foundation US analyzes Amazon fire data from 2019 and 2020. Indigenous peoples’ traditional land management practices lower the risk of extreme forest fires.
The Amazon Emergency Fund (AEF) received a $2 million donation from the French Government to deliver COVID-19 relief to indigenous communities.
SOS Rainforest Live: Major Artists Unite in Support of Indigenous Guardians of the Rainforests Threatened by the COVID-19 Pandemic
On June 21st, major international artists will join in solidarity with indigenous peoples for a livestream concert to raise awareness and support for indigenous forest guardians under extreme threat from the coronavirus.
Rainforest Foundation US Partners With Indigenous Peoples and Ally Organizations on New Amazon Emergency Fund
RFUS has joined forces with COICA and other NGOs to establish a fund that supports indigenous communities facing COVID-19.
A joint statement by Rainforest Foundation US, UK, and Norway in support of indigenous communities facing COVID-19.
Rainforest Foundation US’s Suzanne Pelletier and other charity heads discuss the future of cryptocurrency.
RFUS is assisting indigenous communities to access and share COVID-19 prevention information.
Reflections from the Rainforest Foundation US team and initial steps we are taking to address the potential impact of this virus on indigenous communities
Rainforest Foundation US Senior Geographer, Cameron Ellis, shares an overview of the major victories of Rainforest Foundation US in 2019.