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Basil Matasi Wabumari Village Papua New Guinea | Cool Earth

On our second trip to Papua New Guinea, we travelled an hour and a half by dinghy to Wabumari village.…

“Our livelihood depends on our land, forests, rivers and waters”
A cause for celebration

Celebrating a year of partnership with Cool Earth demands a bit of a party. Thanks to the food gardens you helped…

A cause for celebration
women showcasing their jewellery

This month we checked in with the AMARNO women’s association in Cool Earth’s Awajún partnership in northern Peru. What started…

An AMARNO update
School Children sitting on fallen tree in Cool Earth's PNG Partnership

This September, a year on since we launched the partnership, the children of Gadaisu village are going back to school.…

Back to school for Gadaisu
Cool Earth's Ashaninka Local Facilitator Adelaida Bustamante holding child

The success of Cool Earth’s model is down to the indigenous villages that work with us to protect their forest.…

Meet the team: Peru
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
Elderly Man speaking to his community in Cool Earth's PNG Partnership

“I’m an old man. My community are all my friends: my sons and daughters. We are grateful for Cool Earth.…

“My community are all my friends”
Asháninka Man from Cool Earth's Peru Partnership

Alejandro Maguiña Quintana is a health promoter in Cutivireni and the president of the health committee. He is 54 years…

Celebrating The UN Day of Indigenous People: Alejandro
The power of sharing knowledge

Knowledge is even more powerful when it’s shared. This simple fact underpins Cool Earth’s rainforest partnerships. Whether it’s new, sustainable…

The power of sharing knowledge
How do you feed a growing village without damaging the rainforest?

You wouldn’t have thought it, but rainforest soil itself is pretty rubbish – thin and impoverished. It’s the compost heap…

How do you feed a growing village without damaging the rainforest?
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