The Protecting Our Planet (POP) Challenge announced Friday its caller business pinch nan Brazilian authorities to put $200 cardinal successful support of nan description and guidance of Brazil’s protected areas and Indigenous territories.
Over nan adjacent 4 years, nan $200 cardinal aid will beryllium utilized to thief Brazil execute zero deforestation successful nan Amazon and accelerate nan South American country’s modulation to a sustainable and greenish economy.
The caller conjugation is moving intimately pinch Brazil’s Minister of nan Environment, Minister of Indigenous Peoples, 9 Amazon states and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Re:wild conservation nonprofit and Jeff Bezos’ Nature Solutions of nan Bezos Earth Fund.
“We are inspired by Brazil’s eager goals for protecting nan Amazon, 1 of nan astir important places for wildlife connected nan planet, and are thrilled to beryllium capable to support these efforts done nan Protecting Our Planet Challenge,” DiCaprio said successful a connection Friday.
Cristián Samper, managing head and leader of Nature Solutions of nan Bezos Earth Fund, said, “The Amazon is captious for nan early of world biodiversity and climate, and we invited nan committedness from President Lula and nan Government of Brazil to protect it.”
Samper continued, “We are pleased to support nan nickname and guidance of protected areas and Indigenous territories arsenic a cardinal portion of nan strategy to trim deforestation, on pinch caller economical models of improvement based connected nan conservation and sustainable usage of nan forest.”
The committedness intends to guarantee zero deforestation successful nan Amazon, safeguarding 145 cardinal acres of nan Amazon’s undesignated nationalist lands, strengthening nan guidance of existing protected areas and nan authorities of nan Indigenous peoples, arsenic good arsenic combat some deforestation successful protected Indigenous lands and cutting down forests for cattle.