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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
What happens when your home disappears into the sea?

For thousands of people living in the Solomon Islands, close to Cool Earth’s Orangerie Bay partnership in Papua New Guinea,…

What happens when your home disappears into the sea?
An international effort to save forest in the Congo

Representatives of six African nations, alongside countries from the EU, the World Bank, and specialised UN agencies, have announced an…

An international effort to save forest in the Congo
Putting Promises from Paris onto Paper

About 160 countries will sign the Paris Agreement today. It was drafted at COP21 in Paris in December last year.…

Putting Promises from Paris onto Paper
Floods in the Amazon

We’ve had some bad news from Peru: floods are causing devastation for families living alongside the Amazon. Before Christmas, we…

Floods in the Amazon
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