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Water tanks for Wabumari

It may seem odd that rainforests – famously wet places – should suffer from drought. But each year the effects…

Water tanks for Wabumari
Why Trees are Key to Fighting Climate Change

Trees are pretty special things. They provide oxygen, conserve water, improve air quality, preserve soil, support wildlife, and are some of the oldest…

Why Trees are Key to Fighting Climate Change
A good reason to love your roots

This Valentine’s day, we’re celebrating indigenous rainforest cultures around the word and the people who love their roots and are…

A good reason to love your roots
Ten good news stories for the planet

It’s easy to look back on last year as a bit of a disaster, but there were lots of good…

Ten good news stories for the planet
land rights and climate change

Nearly 300 representatives of the Amazon rainforest’s indigenous people were in Lima last week with a clear message: their land…

land rights and climate change
Wabuamri Village community association with Forest Protection Agreement | Cool Earth

Securing the land rights of indigenous people is crucial to keeping global temperature rises below the agreed threshold. Community forest…

Indigenous rights are crucial to the Paris climate agreement
The cheapest way to save rainforest?

Giving indigenous people legal rights to their land is one of the most cost-effective ways to protect South America’s endangered…

The cheapest way to save rainforest?
Rainforest in Cool Earth's PNG Partnership

A unique five-year experiment has shown that tall healthy trees share carbon with trees of different species. Underneath the soil…

The Carbon Exchange
Cool Earth is the most cost effective charity working on mitigating climate change

The World Health Organisation estimates that by 2030 an additional 250,000 people will die each year due to the effects…

Cool Earth is the most cost effective charity working on mitigating climate change
Disappearing animals strike a blow to forest carbon

Big animals spread the biggest seeds, which in turn grow into the biggest trees. Some seeds are spread exclusively by…

Disappearing animals strike a blow to forest carbon
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