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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?
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”
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