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The impact of unpredictable weather on rainforest communities

All around the world, we are feeling the effects of shifting weather patterns as climate change starts to kick in, but particularly for rainforest communities. Heatwaves and wildfire seasons are getting longer, heavy rains and flash flooding are becoming more…

The true cost of mining on the Amazon Rainforest

Illegal mining is taking a toll in more ways than one on the Amazon rainforest. Hector (whose name we have changed for his safety) together, with his wife and two young children, live in a community nestled on the edge…

A step backward in recognising Indigenous rights

Peru’s Congress passed amendments to their Forestry and Wildlife Law in January 2024, sparking outcry from Indigenous groups across the country. Dubbed the “Anti-Forestry Law,” it’s condemned for its severe threat to the Amazon rainforest and the rights of the…

A tribute to Frank Field

It was with great sadness that today, we lost our co-founder. Frank was one of the most influential politicians of his generation who campaigned tirelessly on social justice, tackling poverty and ensuring decency in politics. He did more to improve…

Forest Agreements – The low down

At Cool Earth, we value the relationships we’ve created with our Indigenous partner communities above all else. That’s 60 community areas across 5 countries to be exact. And one of the ways we strengthen these relationships is by…

New Rainforest Lab in Papua New Guinea

It’s easier to take climate action once you know what you’re up against. Did you know there are tiny Labs dotted around some of the world’s most remote rainforests, protecting the forest and communities from threats such as illegal logging…

Big win for rainforest protection in Papua New Guinea

A protected Areas Act, 14 years in the making, has finally been approved by the Government in Papua New Guinea. The bill paves the way for Indigenous peoples and rainforest communities to work with the Papua New Guinea government to…