From Indonesia to The Amazon: The Fight for Forests, Climate and Indigenous...

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Join us for an in-depth look at the corporate-fueled destruction of the world's last rainforests, the impact on both frontline communities and the global climate, and the inspiring organizing being done to stop it.


For a livable future, we must keep forests standing, keep fossil fuels in the ground, and strengthen and uphold Indigenous rights. We all, in some way, suffer the effects of the palm oil industry, a notorious contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and destroyer of rainforests. The Amazon is burning from intentionally lit fires, clearing the way for more cattle grazing and soy production. And Western brands, banks, and financiers are throwing fuel on the fires, as they drive the demand for more industrial expansion.

From Indonesia to the Americas, frontline and Indigenous communities are fighting for their basic human rights — facing land theft, the destruction of their customary forests, exploitation and great physical harm.

Join us on September 22nd, as we examine the impacts of industrial destruction, the impressive community organizing being done in the face of it, and what we can all do to challenge the corporations making their profits at the expense of people and planet


Moderator: Leila Salazar-López, Executive Director, Amazon Watch

Speakers: Lindsey Allen, Executive Director, Rainforest Action Network (RAN); Christian Poirier, Program Director, Amazon Watch; Dinamam Tuxá, National Coordinator with the Association of Brazil's Indigenous Peoples (APIB); Herkulanus Sutomo Manna, from Sungai Utik, West Kalimantan (AMAN)


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