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Earth Day 2016

The theme of Earth Day 2016 is Trees for Earth. Trees ensure the future of the planet by absorbing harmful greenhouse…

Earth Day 2016
Guenon Monkey Animals in Cool Earth’s Lubutu Partnership
ashaninka group underneath hut in rainforest

Strong community land rights help to mitigate climate change, and could prevent 27.2 million hectares of deforestation. That’s an area…

Community
How the desert feeds the forest

What links Saharan dust and ecosystems in the Amazon? The Amazon rainforest and the Sahara are two of the most…

How the desert feeds the forest
Oxygen

The Amazon rainforest provides a 20% of the world’s fresh water as well as a fifth of the world’s oxygen.

Oxygen
Falcon

Our Asháninka Project is protecting the habitat of the Orange Breasted Falcon. This bird is highly adapted to hunt flying…

Falcon
Centipede

Would you have thought a centipede could take on and eat a tarantula… well, when it is the Peruvian Giant…

Centipede
Amazon Fish

The Amazon River has over 2,000 species of fish – more than in the Atlantic Ocean.

Amazon Fish
Macaw

Our Asháninka project is shielding the habitat for the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw. These birds mate for life and have a wingspan…

Macaw
Anteaters

Giant Anteaters have no teeth but their tongue can protrude more than 2 feet and flick 160 times per minute…

Anteaters
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