Actions we can take to help the Amazon Rain Forest

  1. Donate to Rainforest Action Network to protect an acre of the Amazonian rainforest.
  2. Donate to the Rainforest Trust to help buy land in the rainforest. Since 1988, the organization has saved over 23 million acres.
  3. Reduce your processed beef intake. Beef found in processed products and fast-food burgers often comes from the rainforest
  4. Reduce your paper and wood consumption. Double-check with Rainforest Alliance that what you’re buying is considered rainforest-safe. You can also purchase rainforest-safe products from the alliance’s site.
  5. The World Wide Fund for Nature (known as the World Wildlife Fund in the US and Canada) works to protect the species in the Amazon and around the world.
  6. Ecosia is a search engine that plants a tree for every 45 searches you run.
  7. Explore Change.org petitions. A lawyer in Rio Branco has accumulated over 77,000 of his 150,000 signature goal to mobilize an investigation into the Amazonian fires.
  8. Donate to Amazon Watch, an organization that protects the rainforest, defends Indigenous rights and works to address climate change.
  9. Donate to the Amazon Conservation Team , which works to fight climate change, protect the Amazon and empower Indigenous peoples.
  10. Amazon Conservation accepts donations and lists exactly what your money goes toward. You can help plant trees, sponsor education, protect habitats, buy a solar panel, preserve Indigenous lands and more.
  11. Contact your elected officials and make your voice heard.
  12. Donate to One Tree Planted, which works to stop deforestation around the world and in the Amazon Rainforest. One Tree Planted will keep you updated on the Peru Project and the impact your trees are having on the community.
  13. Sign Greenpeace’s petition telling the Brazilian government to save the Amazon rainforest and protect the lands of indigenous and traditional communities

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