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How Cool Earth protects
rainforest in 3 steps.

Cool Earth supports livelihoods so that communities earn more from keeping forest standing.

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How Cool Earth protects
rainforest in 3 steps.

The more biodiverse a forest, the more carbon it stores. We work with communities to monitor the wildlife and keep an eye on the forest using satellite imaging.

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How Cool Earth protects
rainforest in 3 steps.

From building a new classroom to funding a new way to grow food. Communities decide what they need and where Cool Earth can help.

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“Helping Cool Earth to halt tropical deforestation makes a real difference. Perhaps the biggest difference we will make in our whole lives.”

– Sir David Attenborough

 

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Ashaninka

Our Ashaninka Project in central Peru is working alongside 15 villages to form a shield to halt the advance of logging and protect millions of acres of pristine rainforest.

  • Location Central Peru
  • Threat Logging, Cocaine
  • Livelihood Focus Cacao, Coffee
  • Population 2,151
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Lubutu

Our first project outside of the Amazon is working with 5 villages in eastern DR Congo to form a buffer for two neighbouring national parks.

  • Location DR Congo
  • Threat Mining
  • Livelihood Focus Agroforestry
  • Population 12,900
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Awajun

Located in one of Peru's worst deforestation hotspots, we're partnering with 6 Awajun villages to defend their vunerable forest.

  • Location Northern Peru
  • Threat Logging, Extraction
  • Livelihood Focus Fish Farms, Seed Jewellery
  • Population 2,213
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Gadaisu

Helping three villages turn down the off of a palm oil contract to prevent 140,000 acres of primary forest being converted into monoculture

  • Location Papua New Guinea
  • Threat Palm Oil
  • Livelihood Focus Coconut Oil
  • Population 270
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Hunstein

Strengthening the capacity of six villages in PNG's Highlands so they are best placed to make decisions on the future of their forest.

  • Location Papua New guinea
  • Threat Logging
  • Livelihood Focus Smoked fish, eaglewood resin
  • Population 1,975
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Orangerie Bay

Of all the drivers of deforestation, palm oil is the worst. An ecosystem that has taken millions of years to evolve is destroyed in a matter of days.

  • Location Papua New guinea
  • Threat Palm Oil
  • Livelihood Focus Smoked fish, eaglewood resin
  • Population 1,975
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