News from the Amazon
Chico Mendes nominated Patron of the Brazilian Environment
The leader of the Brazilian rubber tappers movement became internationally renowned for his fight ...
Nelson Mandela, Chico Mendes and Nature Conservation
Project will study the impacts of the climate change in the Amazon nature and ecosystems resilience
The objective is to contribute to a direct positive impact on life quality and food security of ...
Indigenous Rights: Photographic Exhibition portrays 33 years of Indigenous history in Brazil
Around 33 million people inhabit the Amazon biome and roughly 2.7 million of them (9.2% of the ...
Purring monkey among 441 new species discovered in the Amazon rainforest
At least 441 new species of animals and plants have been discovered over the past four years in ...
Infrastructure impacts and the need to conserve aquatic ecosystems in debate
WWF presents tool facilitating conservation planning
WWF: Brazil needs to align policy to growing climate risk
Brasilia, Brazil – As Brazil’s new climate change panel underlined the severity of expected climate ...
Faiths and Nature Conservation: a week to remember
During the World Youth Day, WWF participated with videos, interviews and panel discussion about the ...
Pope asks young people to be happy and protagonists of their future
In Brazil, Pope Francis called for the defence of the Amazon, and displays appreciation for ...
World Youth Day ends with a call for dialogue and respect
Pope Francis met Indigenous people and mobilized 3 million people at Copacabana beach, in Rio de ...