Environmental Justice Foundation

Supporting Environmental Defenders in Brazil

EJF partners with, trains and supports grassroots environmental defenders investigating and resolving threats to their natural world. Donated video, camera and drone equipment will help defenders gather and present evidence of environmental abuse to influential decision-makers.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 22 April 2021 to 12:00 PM, 29 April 2021

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1088128)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£5,000

Amount raised

£5,102

Donations

52

Championed by Green Match Fund

    Category

  • AnimalsAnimals
  • Environment/ConservationEnvironment/Conservation
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy

    Helping

  • General Public/HumankindGeneral Public/Humankind
  • Minority GroupsMinority Groups
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)

Location

Brazil

Situation

Grassroots communities across the world are witness to environmental injustices such as deforestation, wildlife crime, overfishing, or pollution that affect their daily lives. However, these communities are often poor, remote, and marginalized, and face threats from powerful interests. Environmental defenders lack access to equipment, training, and support that can help them to document, expose and resolve environmental abuse by presenting compelling evidence to influential decision-makers.

Solution

We will strengthen our Environmental Defenders Project that provides equipment – video cameras, smartphones, and drones – practical skills, guidance, and support to grassroots activists, journalists, and community groups who need our collective help to have their voices heard. EJF will help document and expose issues and enable defenders to tell their stories with impact. We will give people the tools they need to make their environment safer, healthier, and sustainable for people and wildlife.