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Amazon Frontlines works in close partnership with indigenous communities defending their rights to land, life and cultural survival in the Amazon rainforest.
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Flashback to the Amazon fires: Indigenous youth Jimmy holds a calcined badger found among the ashes of what was once pristine forest, 2019. This photo was a dire omen of a similar fate to come for . From the heart of the Amazon, we stand in solidarity with the victims.
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 16
Indigenous knowledge is the key to solving and our ecological crisis. "Want to Stop Australia’s Fires? Listen to Aboriginal People. [...] leaders need to recognize the depth & value of Aboriginal knowledge" Read more in :
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 15
Stand with the Siona pple of 's Amazon, as they face escalating threats to their survival, after decades of violence from the armed conflict Colombia's govt MUST act urgently to protect indigenous defenders! Take Action:
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 15
Amazon tribes gather to plan resistance to government "We are drawing up strategies to protect the Amazon from the threats, the criticism and the destruction that the Bolsonaro government is causing" says Read more in :
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 15
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights presents observations from its visit to in Oct 2019 investigating allegations of violations during the country's nationwide protests Video & Press Release here in Spanish:
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 15
BlackRock Puts Center Stage Divestment decision by the world’s biggest fund manager is an important step forward for the global climate movement, and could reshape how Wall Street invests. Read more :
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The Guardian Jan 14
'Staggering number' of human rights activists killed in Colombia, UN reports
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 15
Around the world, people are risking their lives to defend their communities & lands. In their 2019 global analysis, found 304 human rights defenders in 31 countries were targeted and killed for their work. Read this important report:
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 14
2019 was yet another deadly year for human rights defenders, with Colombia topping the list as the world's deadliest country. 40% of those killed worked on land, indigenous peoples' and environmental rights
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 14
Colombia: ‘Staggering number’ of human rights defenders killed in 2019, says “The single most targeted group was defenders advocating on behalf of community-based & ethnic groups such as indigenous pples+Afro-Colombians” Read more here:
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 14
Violence against indigenous defenders and community leaders in MUST stop! Victims & their families have a right to JUSTICE, TRUTH and REPARATIONS. The Colombian gov't of must act urgently to protect threatened communities!
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 13
“I hope pple, not just in Brazil, will take my hand & join our forces to save nature,the forest&everything inside it, incl. the animals+the pple.” Amazonian chief Raoni Metuktire speaks out in protection of Amazon &against Brazil's Bolsonaro :
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New York Times Opinion Jan 12
"If we could get just one offending bank to move toward divesting from fossil fuels, the ripple effects would be both swift and global," write  and
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RAN Dec 21
Two young indigenous photographers from Ecuador travel to document the Amazon fires that destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of rainforest & home of indigenous pple in Bolivia,Brazil &Paraguay earlier this year Read this powerful story :
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 13
Rare plant species are especially vulnerable to “Joint climate & biodiversity efforts should be made to ensure that these numerous but little-known species persist into the future.” Read the full story in :
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 13
Indigenous languages hold the key to understanding who we really are, and are an essential part of our world's heritage - but they've never been more endangered. According to the , at least one indigenous language goes extinct every two weeks.
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 7
"Film & photography are a means with which to motivate my comrades & my community to continue defending our territory. Most importantly it is the memory we leave for our children." - Nixon Andy, young indigenous filmmaker of the Kofan people of Sinangoe in Ecuador's Amazon
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 5
"As Amazonian women, we coexist with nature. Our connection to our territory gives us strength to continue fighting against oil companies &other extractive industries.” - Flor Tangoy, Siona Nation & Nemonte Nenquimo, Waorani leader of the Ecuadorian Amazon.
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Amazon Frontlines Jan 1
As we enter the new year 2020, there are many obstacles. But we are hopeful&confident that together,we can change the course of history! With your support,we will work even harder this year -to ensure indigenous rights and territories are respected!
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Amazon Frontlines Dec 29
In the Amazon rainforest, indigenous territory provides food, medicine, shelter and forms the basis for indigenous cosmovision, spirituality and education. The survival of indigenous ppls depends upon vast, healthy and well protected territories! Join us
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