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

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Not just deforestation: the Asháninka & war in the Amazon rainforest.

Threats change, direct action does not. Words can never fully communicate the lasting impact violence has in people’s lives, their culture and their futures. When you compound war with the harmful legacies of colonialism, missionaries, exploitative industry, drug trafficking, invasions,…

Community: a reason for celebration

A village celebration in the Peruvian Amazon gave us a powerful reminder of the importance and potency of community.   You’re part of a community. Possibly one of the fastest-growing and most important communities on Earth. A community out to…

Lula vs Bolsonaro – Hope for the Brazilian Amazon

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has a 15% lead in the polls ahead of President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of the first round of elections due on October 2nd (Reuters) . If 50% of the vote isn’t secured by either…

Indigenous leaders call for a global pact

Indigenous leaders throughout the Amazon basin call for a global pact.   With positive change for rainforest and Indigenous peoples in Ecuador and Colombia, and hope in Brazil, things are looking better for overall protection of the Amazon rainforest. This…

Bolsonaro out, Rainforest wins?

Human rights violations? Mass deforestation? Environmental destruction?   Bolsonaro’s presidency has jumped from one crisis to the next and, although current polls in a new election are currently against him, there is no doubt that significant damage has already been…

La Niña and the health crisis in Parijaro

Living in rainforest can mean living in extremely remote locations. Remoteness in many of our rainforest partnerships leads to limited access to infrastructure and facilities that can be taken for granted in other parts of the world, such as reliable…

The Asháninka speak up to put fires out

The latest report from Global Forest Watch shows tropical rainforests are in the midst of a recurring wildfire epidemic – news that isn’t new to us, or you.   The global smoke alarm is sounding. The report (April ‘22)…

Saving the rainforest: a matter of life and death?

Life in the Amazon is precarious. The Amazon rainforest is home to millions of people, plants and animals and it’s the largest carbon sink on land. This forest also produces some of Earth’s most lucrative commodities; gold, timber and coca,…

Tip the Amazon Rainforest into the green

Backing people to protect rainforest is more important than ever. Asháninka forest gardens among swathes of Amazon rainforest. Evidence suggests that the Amazon is losing its resilience, its ability to bounce back due to exploitation and increasing climate…