Protect the Amazon rainforest

Last edited 22 October 2010 at 3:03pm

As the largest remaining rainforest on Earth, the Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world; almost half of all known species live in the Amazon. Sadly, it's also experiencing one of the highest rates of deforestation on the planet. While our Amazon campaign has had some remarkable successes over the past few years, there is still much more to do to protect the Amazon.

Campaign updates

EXPOSED: Illegal logging in the Amazon

After months of investigations, activists have exposed an illegal logging operation underway in public lands in the Amazon. The illegal timber was discovered...
Posted by Jess Miller - 2 April, 2012 - 15:35
Rainbow Warrior in the Amazon

Call from the forest to save the Amazon

After two days of travel through the Amazon, the Rainbow Warrior arrived today in Santarem. Just a few days ago, we called on you to join Brazilians, as they...
Posted by Jess Miller - 29 March, 2012 - 11:02
Jaguar in the Amazon rainforest

Brazilians demand President Dilma protects the Amazon

The forest code is in danger, and with its future lies the fate of the Brazilian Amazon. This week, after another delay to the vote on the new law, ...
Posted by Jess Miller - 9 March, 2012 - 11:42 -

Battle continues over changes to Brazilian forest laws

At the end of 2011, before Brazilian government officials closed up shop for the holidays, President Dilma demanded final approval on the new forest code. This...
Posted by Tatiana Carvalho - 28 February, 2012 - 15:27
Paulo Adario

Amazon campaign director receives UN Forest Hero award

Paulo Adario, who heads up our Amazon campaign, may not be your archetypal hero (we’ve never seen him don a pair of tights) but we’re proud to announce...
Posted by Jess Miller - 9 February, 2012 - 17:47

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