Protecting the Amazon for Life

The largest tropical forest conservation project in history is good news for the Amazon and the planet

World Wildlife Fund
May 21, 2014

It has taken millions of years for the Amazon to evolve into the most biologically diverse place on Earth. In just a tiny fraction of that amount of time humans have radically changed our natural world, and not for the better. The government of Brazil, working in partnership with WWF and others, envisioned a better way forward, a bold and aggressive move in how large-scale conservation is achieved.