Protecting the Amazon

Our Common Future And Responsibility In Solidarity With Indigenous Peoples

Protecting the Amazon is a virtual three-hour special on EarthxTV to focus on the vital issue of the demarcation of indigenous lands and the health emergency of Covid-19 in the Amazon territories. 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.

Thursday, 02.18.2021
1-4PM CST, 8-11PM CET
7-10 PM CST, 2-5 AM CET

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The aim of the Leopold III Fund
The Leopold III Fund for Nature Exploration and Conservation is a non profit organization founded in 1972 to promote the scientific study and protection of nature. It helps finance missions around the world which aim to study and protect biodiversity as well as indigenous communities living close to nature. The scientific archives of King Leopold III, kept at the Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, contains innumerable photographic documents of great scientific and historical value.
Planete Amazon

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.

The Acre State Hunu Kui People's Federation
The Acre State Huni Kui People’s Federation is a non-profit organization established in 2006 by the leaders of the 12 lands to better organize the governance of the Huni Ku people. Its mission is to defend the rights, seek the unification, strengthening, development and sustainability of the people, protect their intangible cultural property, traditional knowledge of sacred medicines, Huni Kui education, the environment and the territory. , and bring communities together through local associations and organizations.
Amazon Watch
Amazon Watch is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. She works in partnership with indigenous and environmental organizations on campaigns for human rights, corporate responsibility and the preservation of Amazonian ecological systems.
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