Colombian band Aterciopelados supports the initiative Amazonia for Life: Protect 80% by 2025

  • July 3, 2024

Colombian band Aterciopelados declared their support for the Amazon for Life initiative during their participation in London Climate Action Week 2024 (June 22-30), where the coalition was represented by the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA). “Saving the Amazon, 80% of it by the year 2025: this is humanity’s goal so that there is a future for all of us,” said Hector Buitrago. “Let’s love and protect nature,” added Andrea Echeverri. 

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About Amazonia for Life: Protect 80% by 2025

The Amazon for Life initiative advocates for the protection of 80% of the Amazon by 2025 to avoid the tipping point in the world’s largest carbon sink. It comprises COICA,, RAISG, AVAAZ, Amazon Watch, Wild Heritage, Re:Wild, One Earth and Earth Insight, and is endorsed by 50 indigenous organizations from the countries that make up the Amazon Basin, as well as more than 1,200 civil society organizations. 

Read and endorse the initiative’s declaration