Solutions for the Amazon, wherever you are
If you are buying fish that has been taken from the wild in the Amazon River, make sure that you're not bringing a threatened species into your home and potentially contributing to its extinction.
> Beware of the aquarium fish that you buy
> Buy good woodBig-leaf mahogany, a severely threatened species found in the Amazon Basin, is more at home in a rainforest than in your house. Despite conventions regulating its trade, this species is still making its way into countries such as the U.S. Make sure you are not buying wood products made from this tree – always check before buying, and prefer FSC-certified products.
Find out more about big-leaf mahogany
Tips for buying wood – the WWF good wood guide
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> Watch out for the pets you buyWhether it's scaly or furry, the animal you bring home from the pet store may be thousands of miles from home – home being perhaps the Amazon rainforest.
Find out about wildlife trade in the Amazon
> Support conservation by taking a holidayThe Hotel Aldeia dos Lagos was built as a part of "Silves: a Project for Ecotourism and the local community in Brazilian Amazon" executed by ASPAC with WWF's technical support.
The project aims to become the first feasible undertaking for the community for ecotourism in the Amazon Region. The profits will be used to help in the conservation of the lake system in the region, and to improve the quality of life of people from Silves.
Find out about the activities and book your holiday
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> Invest in WWF's workOne of the best ways still to help the Amazon is to help WWF in its work. Every little counts, and it is contributions such as yours that make our conservation efforts possible - today and tomorrow.
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