Survival Revolution


Home to one-third of the world’s rainforests, Brazil is one of the most important countries in the world for Earth’s biosphere. And because rainforests contain many fragile ecosystems, far more than half of Brazil’s wild places need to remain intact in order to maintain their functionality. Fortunately, many in Brazil feel the same.

Kayapo girl with parrot/Photo by Cristina Mittermeier


The Challenge

The future of Brazilian prosperity and stability depends on a healthy climate and abundant biodiversity, which means investing significantly more in environmental protection to ensure the long-term security of Brazil’s natural and wild capital.

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The Opportunity

Brazil’s strong stewardship of 60% of the Amazonian rainforest is of the utmost importance for the future of Brazilian’s and the world’s biosphere. Strengthening national leadership for the protection of the rainforest and the communities that rely most on it for their survival is essential for the success of the Survival Revolution.

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