Amazon launches Climate Pledge Friendly platform to help customers shop for sustainable products

Amazon has launched a new shopping platform, Climate Pledge Friendly, to help make it easy for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products. Customers will now see the Climate Pledge Friendly badge on more than 40,000 products in Europe to signify that the products have one or more of 19 different sustainability certifications that help preserve the natural world, such as reducing the … Continue reading Amazon launches Climate Pledge Friendly platform to help customers shop for sustainable products

Brazilian performance artist dressing as an extension of earth and nature teaches kids about conservation in the Amazon

Artist and activist Emerson Munduruku is teaching environmental conservation to children in Brazil through performance art under the guise of his his drag queen alter ego, Uýra Sodoma. Emerson Munduruku takes part in educational projects, teaching children about Amazon communities and how to both connect with and protect nature. His aim is to pass on to the next generation a sensibility towards the importance of … Continue reading Brazilian performance artist dressing as an extension of earth and nature teaches kids about conservation in the Amazon

Murals in Madrid by Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada focus on the Amazon — Inspiring City

Two new murals from Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada have appeared in Madrid. The new pieces feature themes of climate change and the fight of indigenous people to save their lands. Gerada choosing once again to use his art in order to draw attention to social issues and the rights of minorities. The murals have in part been… via Murals in Madrid by Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada focus on the Amazon … Continue reading Murals in Madrid by Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada focus on the Amazon — Inspiring City

Ecostasy: Sustainable design with a Brazilian flair

Brazil has always been a hotbed of creativity and with sustainability high on the agenda for numerous designers and artists, it’s a movement that has been a priority in the Amazon where local artisans have been creating beautiful wood carvings and furniture from managed forests, as well as reclaimed and dead trees. The Caboclas Project in the Tapajós region has been working with local communities … Continue reading Ecostasy: Sustainable design with a Brazilian flair

Xapiri: Capturing the “spirit” of the Amazon and its communities

Xapiri, an online gallery and shop space, is setting out to spread the “spirit” of the Amazon and its peoples by educating nations further afield on the heritage of these indigenous tribes and their artisan skills. The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and the ancestral home to one million Indians. There are approximately 400 tribes with their own language, culture and identity. Through commissioning, … Continue reading Xapiri: Capturing the “spirit” of the Amazon and its communities