COP Initiative led by Mexico will have $ 365 million to fund restoration areas in Latin America. Brazil missed out.
Indigenous lands and protected areas store carbon in the Amazon
Study released in COP20 in Lima, maintains that Amazon countries make commitments to avoid carbon emissions and preserve natural areas.
Rolling Stone: Murder of activists in the Amazon Rainforest
The situation is especially bad in the northwest Amazon. News of José Antún’s death in Ecuador follows the September killing of four Peruvian indigenous anti-logging activists near the Brazil border.
In UN Conference, Brazil announces help to countries with deforestation
In Lima, Peru, during COP 20, the Brazilian government and BNDES presented a plan to implement monitoring systems in partnership with the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO).
COP20: A year before Paris, is the time of the Amazon
Lima, as host of COP 20, will be the scenary for the most important debate facing humanity today, that will define the future of the planet.
Madre de Dios: Citizen Cleaning Campaign a few days before the COP20
The November 15 in Puerto Maldonado, the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP), made the campaign “Cleaning and collect solid waste” under the Campaign PUT YOUR PART Madre de Dios, an initiative promoted few days before COP20.
Portal do Meio Ambiente: Declaration calls for the recognition of Panamazon role
The Statement of Lima, result of Third Pan-Amazon Meeting, called the Peruvian government to assume an essential role in COP 20, to position the region as vital to achieving the goals and objectives of the Climate Convention.
Minister of Environment of Peru wants Amazon in the COP 20
Minister Manuel Pulgar Vidal said he expects seal the deal around the mechanism for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, during the 20th UN Climate Change Conference, which takes place this year in Peru.
Avina: Indigenous prepare proposal on climate change for COP20
COICA will present the proposals to the COP20 as well as contributions to boosting indigenous participation and regional consultation.