Planète Amazone fights alongside the indigenous peoples of the Amazon for the preservation of forests and life and is part of the Alliance of Guardians of Mother Nature, a movement in favor of peace and future generations which it has fostered. The NGO will release its film Terra Libre in 2021, which traces 30 years of Cacique Raoni's fight for the demarcation of indigenous lands, a central theme of the program broadcast on February 18, 2021.
Thursday, February 18 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST)
Duration: 180 min
Description: Protecting the Amazon is a virtual three-hour special on EarthxTV that focuses on the Amazon region’s territories that are crucial for preserving ecological balance, along with the indigenous peoples fighting to protect them. Viewers will learn about these indigenous communities’ plight through the stories and wisdom of several indigenous leaders and their allies. Please join us as we immerse ourselves in the beautiful land, the people, the politics, the passion, and explore the path toward a just, sustainable future.
Participant(s): Chief Raoni Metuktire, Jane Goodall, Franca Sciuto, Chief Ninawa Huni-Kui, Valdelice Veron, Patricia Gualinga, Nicolas Hulot, Captain Paul Watson, Jojo Mehta