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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
tropical_forest_fire

Most environmentalists would claim an area with 80% forest cover is a good thing. So would many conservation charities. But…

Disturbing Rainforest Research
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
Brazil rainforest destruction

Deforestation from Oil Palm plantations is something you might be used to hearing about in Papua New Guinea, not the…

Palm Oil in Peru:
a New Threat
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?
Healthy Family, Healthy Forest

Thanks to our supporters, Cool Earth can address the causes of deforestation rather than the symptoms: the poverty, the lack…

Healthy Family, Healthy Forest
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
cool earth rainforest canopy sustainable development goals

The Paris Climate Change Agreement has been reported as a breakthrough in tackling climate change. But China is not committed…

Protecting tropical forests is the only answer to the climate challenge
Cool Earth and the Commonwealth

Cool Earth’s partnerships with indigenous villages have proved that community led conservation works in Peru, The Congo, and Papua New…

Cool Earth and the Commonwealth
El Nino and the rainforest

The monster El Nino in the Pacific is inflicting a severe drought on Papua New Guinea and elsewhere in the Pacific and…

El Nino and the rainforest
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