Aruanas: Female-led drama shines a light on environmental crimes in the Brazilian Amazon

The Brazilian Amazon is the subject of a new Brazilian drama series, Aruanas (Sentinels of Nature), which aims to raise awareness of the threats to the environment while bringing “people closer to the need for environmental protection”. Environmental thriller Aruanas follows three female friends who set up an NGO called Aruana that investigates the suspect activities of a mining company operating in the Amazon rainforest. … Continue reading Aruanas: Female-led drama shines a light on environmental crimes in the Brazilian Amazon

World’s largest tropical reforestation project in the Amazon to plant 73 million trees

Tens of millions of new trees will be planted in the Amazon under a new project led by Conservation International, and with indigenous communities having ownership of the project. The largest tropical reforestation project in history seeks to kickstart a revival for the world’s largest rainforest by planting 73 million trees in the Brazilian Amazon by 2023. Spanning 30,000 hectares of land (about 74,000 acres), the … Continue reading World’s largest tropical reforestation project in the Amazon to plant 73 million trees