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News and Stories

We see incredible climate action take place in rainforest around the world each and every day. Find stories and news that can inspire your own climate action now.

Stories shape the future.

Don’t put fires out: Prevent them

Fighting rainforest fires is essential. For saving lives, homes and livelihoods (never mind the rainforest itself). Fighting these fires is short-term action – not a long-term solution. We can aim higher. Be smarter and together protect more rainforest than ever…

International Women’s Day – #PushForProgress

Cool Earth knows there’s a direct link between empowered communities and reduced deforestation. But without equality, social and economic growth for women is often slow. That’s why we’re focusing on the women in our rainforest partnerships. From setting up healthcare…

A sweet deal for the Asháninka

The world’s appetite for chocolate is growing by the day. Last year, about seven and a half million tons of chocolate were consumed worldwide. This demand is putting pressure on rainforest communities to sell land to big cocoa producers willing to…

The Asháninka health promoters

Diarrhoea and malnutrition are the two biggest killers of young children in Cool Earth’s partnerships. Mothers have worked with Cool Earth to set up a programme focussing on maternal and neonatal health. Your support is funding this with an…

A simple solution to sickness

I trained as a midwife and I especially enjoy learning about how to care for sick children. Bronchitis, diarrhoea and anaemia are the biggest health problems in Camantavishi, and children are especially affected. I was sad to see how many…

Chocolate: From Bean to Bar

Find out how these magic beans turn into income for over 300 families in our Asháninka project.

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 methods of fish farming, clever water storage, or the smartest school toilets you’ve ever seen, neighbours sharing bright ideas saves…