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Some gardening inspiration from the Amazon Aid office. 🌷🌼 #gardening #buttons #plantwhisperer #sunflower

UNICEF asks children from around the world, “What does climate change mean to you?”

"As a musician, I’m well aware of the concept of orchestration and harmony. And looking at the environment, the environment itself is an orchestra with a variety of instruments making a variety of sounds, and pictures, and shapes and so much creative activity. It’s compelling, inspiring and it touches the soul."

Herbie Hancock from the Anthem for the Amzon trailer. #AmazonAnthem #HerbieHancock #quote #jazz #music #inspiration

Did you know the Amazon rainforest has twice as many mammal species as the United States despite being about half the size?

Learn all about neotropical mammals in this article written by renowned ecologist Dr. Dave Lutz.

African artists are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises and invest at least 10% of their national budget in agriculture. In 2003, the African leaders signed the Maputo declaration promising to spend at least 10% of their national budget on agriculture. 10 years later, where are their promises?

A great example of how music and video can be tools for change!

What is Anthem for the Amazon? The Anthem is a musical collaboration that will bring together musicians, scientists and students from over 90 countries to raise awareness to the solutions of deforestation and climate change. Our music video calling out from the heart of the Amazon will be sure to inspire change. 🎶🌎🎶#AmazonAnthem #Climate2014 #ActOnClimate #deforestation #amazonrainforest

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Leonardo DiCaprio Addresses UN Climate Summit: ‘You Can Make History… Or Be Vilified By It’

Leonardo DiCaprio addressed world leaders assembled for the United Nations Climate Summit early Tuesday morning, urging them to take action to address “the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet.”

See his full speech here.

" Keeping forests standing is our best natural defense against climate change. We need to protect the Amazon. "

- Sarah duPont, President of the Amazon Aid Foundation