#Amazon

  • Article: Britain and Germany Just Gave £117 Million To Fight Deforestation and Climate Change in the Amazon
    Environment

    Britain and Germany Just Gave £117 Million To Fight Deforestation and Climate Change in the Amazon

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2017

    Brazil announced the funding in at COP23 in Bonn. Read more

  • Article: Brazil’s President Will Allow the Amazon Rainforest to Be Mined for Gold
    Environment

    Brazil’s President Will Allow the Amazon Rainforest to Be Mined for Gold

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 24, 2017

    "[A] gold rush in the region could create irreversible damage to these cultures." Read more

  • Article: 7 Ethical Products to Buy on Amazon Prime Day
    Citizenship

    7 Ethical Products to Buy on Amazon Prime Day

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2017

    Sales galore. Read more

  • Article: Brazil’s Rainforests Are Being Decimated — and One Country Wants to Do Something About It
    Environment

    Brazil’s Rainforests Are Being Decimated — and One Country Wants to Do Something About It

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 23, 2017

    After curbing deforestation between 2008 and 2014, Brazil has regressed in the past two years. Read more

  • Article: Amazon’s New Office Space Is Also a Homeless Shelter
    Citizenship

    Amazon’s New Office Space Is Also a Homeless Shelter

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 10, 2017

    Now, 65 families will have a clean, dry place to sleep in Seattle. Read more

  • Article: Go Deep Into the Amazon in This Stunning Virtual Reality Film
    Environment

    Go Deep Into the Amazon in This Stunning Virtual Reality Film

    By Joe McCarthy|March 3, 2017

    “The Amazon, the lungs of the planet, it’s really the number one generator of oxygen on the planet.” Read more

  • Article: A Tsunami-like wave is heading to the Amazon and surfers are getting ready
    Environment

    A Tsunami-like wave is heading to the Amazon and surfers are getting ready

    By Miquel-Caitlyn Gabbidon |March 17, 2016

    The tidal bore wave will arrive this week in the Amazon and, along with it, hundreds of surfers. Read more

  • Article: How one man is transforming education in the Ecuadorian Amazon
    Education

    How one man is transforming education in the Ecuadorian Amazon

    By Joan Hanawi|March 14, 2016|Global Citizen Year

    In Ecuador, indigenous people are often looked down upon as poor, uneducated simpletons. Read more