GLF AMAZONIA DIGITAL CONFERENCE:

THE TIPPING   POINT

THE TIPPING   POINT

This digital conference has been made possible through the generous support of:

WHEN

22-23 September 2021

WHERE

Online

SOCIAL

#GLFAmazonia

The Tipping Point – Solutions from the Inside Out

The Amazon Biome is one of the most culturally and biologically diverse regions on Earth. It is home to more than 410 ethnic groups, 60% of which still remain largely isolated. It also harbors over 10% of the known biodiversity on this planet – including many endemic and endangered species.

The world’s mightiest tropical forest

In September 2021, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) will host the largest-ever global conference on the Amazon Biome. With coverage in English, Portuguese and Spanish, this event will explore how we can preserve and restore the biological and cultural diversity of the world’s mightiest humid tropical forest.

 

The event will be held as 40 percent of the Amazon nears the tipping point of irreversibly losing its function as water generating rainforest – a catastrophe for human well-being and planetary health, which can still be prevented if the world acts now.

Who is this event for?

GLF Amazonia invites new and traditional knowledge and perspectives from key actors across the Amazon Biome. Scientists, policymakers, activists, youth, investors, restoration practitioners, community and Indigenous groups, organizations, media – all are welcome to join. We will leverage the latest evidence, innovation and business cases; convene partnerships; generate public support; and help build propositions to balance competing land-use demands between forestry, agriculture and restoration across the biome.

Learn how you, your organization or community can contribute

Host a launchpad or a session, volunteer, suggest a speaker and more here, or take a stand and participate in the youth (18 to 35 years old) e-dialogues or the Amazonian storytelling competition here

DIGITAL CONFERENCE

JOIN THE CONVERSATION, TAKE ACTION
 

WAYS TO PARTICIPATE

TELL YOUR STORY, FIND COMMUNITY
 

TAKE A STAND

YOUTH PROGRAM IN AMAZONIA
 

Why is this conference important?

40 percent of the Amazon nears the tipping point of irreversibly losing its function as water generating rainforest – a catastrophe for human wellbeing and planetary health that can still be prevented if the world acts now.

And do you want to know the experts shaping this conference? Check out the GLF Amazonia Knowledge Committee.

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Meet some of our past speakers

Andrew Steer

Head of Bezos Earth Fund

Sônia Guajajara

Brazilian politician and activist

Benki Piyãko

Ashaninka Community Leader, Terra Kampa do Rio Amônia

Gabriel Quijandría Acosta

Vice Minister, Strategic Development of Natural Resources, Peru

Manuel Pulgar-Vidal Otalora

Former Minister of Environment of Peru

Cristina Mittermeier

Photographer and marine biologist, SeaLegacy

Yolanda Kakabadse Navarro

Former Minister of Environment, Ecuador

Mark J. Plotkin

President and board member, Amazon Conservation Team

Carlos Manuel Rodriguez

CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility

Alec Baldwin

Actor and environmental activist for rights

Rayanne Cristine Máximo Franca

Baré youth activist of Brazilian Amazon

What will you do at GLF Amazonia?

GLF Amazonia will build on lessons learned from the creation and management of protected areas, Indigenous reserves and community forests. The territories within the Amazon require an integrated, transboundary and rights-based approach to catalyzing restoration and conservation efforts. Space must be created for Indigenous groups, local communities and institutions to connect to global processes and technologies, in order to combine new innovations and old practices, balance development and conservation, and embed inclusive, equitable and sustainable bioeconomies within Amazonian landscapes.

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Contacts

GENERAL INQUIRIES

Global Landscapes Forum

Information

infogloballandscapesforum[dot]org

MEDIA INQUIRIES

Melissa Angel

Communications Coordinator

M.KayeAngelcgiar[dot]org

NETWORKING & PARTNERSHIPS

Nina Haase

Engagement and Growth Coordinator

n.haasecgiar[dot]org