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A village in Cool Earth's Lubutu Partnership in DR Congo

Deforestation rates in DR Congo are increasing, releasing huge amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Recent research has found that…

REDD+ failing to stop deforestation in DRC
The very tasty caterpillar

They may not look that appetising to some, but these fellas are a real treat. Caterpillars are an important traditional…

The very tasty caterpillar
Glorious Mud

In our Lubutu partnership in the Democratic Republic of Congo, mud stoves may be the answer to saving forest and…

Glorious Mud
Good News from DRC

A species of monkey previously thought to be extinct has been rediscovered in the Congo basin.

Good News from DRC
New rainforest flower discovered named after Cool Earth supporter Sir David Attenborough

A newly discovered plant genus has been named after Cool Earth supporter and well-loved naturalist Sir David Attenborough. The new…

New rainforest plant named after Sir David Attenborough
Congo River

The Congo river system drains an area the size of India.

Congo River
Primates Endangered

A new report shows that over half of the world’s primates are considered threatened. Of the most endangered 25, 1/4…

Primates Endangered
Cryptozoology

Cryptozoology is the pursuit of ‘hidden’ or undiscovered animals with scientific rigour. Every year, almost 20,000 new species are described…

Cryptozoology
Apes comfort with hugs

Scientist recently discovered that some apes comfort one another with hugs and sex. Bonobo apes, also known as dwarf chimpanzees,…

Apes comfort with hugs
Biodiversity and carbon closely linked

Scientific panel finds close links between biodiversity and carbon in a landscape After a year’s worth of analysis, a global…

Biodiversity and carbon closely linked
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