In the past three weeks, tens of thousands of fires have ignited in the Amazon Rainforest. Help protect the lungs of the Earth by purchasing land for protection.
The Amazon Rainforest is the most biodiverse area of the planet. Unprecedented wildfires this year are threatening endangered species and indigenous people with irreversible consequences. Loss of habitat, driven by ranching, logging, and other interests, threatens the very existence of countless animals and plants.
This year alone, Brazil has seen over 72,000 wildfires, an 80% increase since 2018. The fires are so prominent that they can now be seen from space and smoke has reached major cities in South America, leaving them in total darkness. And unfortunately, it’s getting worse.
One of the best ways to combat this ongoing threat is to protect more land. That is why GreaterGood.org has partnered with Rainforest Trust to help preserve a critical area of 6 million acres currently at risk. Together, we can help 220 indigenous communities gain legal protection over their land so they can fight back against the expansion of logging and agricultural deforestation. When these communities are empowered to safeguard their home, endangered species are protected for generations to come and disasters like these can be avoided.
The Amazon is often referred to as our planet’s lungs, producing 20% of our atmosphere’s oxygen. It is considered vital in slowing global warming, and it is home to uncountable species of fauna and flora. Roughly half the size of the United States, it is the largest rainforest on the planet. With your support, we can protect habitat and protect crucial wildlife corridors for generations to come.
You can help. As little as $1 protects 1 acre of land. The Amazon is one of the most crucial and vibrant ecosystems on Earth, but without our protection it could disappear forever. Your donation is urgently needed today.
Rainforest Trust helps to purchase and protect threatened tropical forests and critical habitat for endangered wildlife by partnering with local and community organizations in and around the threatened areas. After safeguarding the endangered land, Rainforest Trust empowers local people to help protect it by offering them education, training and employment. These highly effective partnership ensure sustainable results necessary for the long-term protection of tropical ecosystems and the wildlife they hold.
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