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Can cash for people living in rainforests halt climate change?

Just six months ago, we launched the world’s first basic income pilot for people who live in the rainforest. Since then, adults in three Amazon communities have been receiving regular cash transfers to address their most urgent needs as quickly…

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…

Responding to a health crisis in the Amazon rainforest

In the middle of the Amazon lies one of our remotest Indigenous villages, Parijaro. Perched at an altitude of over 1,400 meters, this community is as isolated as they come. With no direct access by road or river, it’s another…

3 ways we’re supporting Indigenous women right now

Indigenous women play a crucial role in protecting the rainforest and fighting the climate crisis. Despite this, they are up against relentless obstacles, with many facing gender-based violence and discrimination almost daily. In fact, the UN recently reported that…

Nature-inspired jewellery preserving the Amazon Rainforest

AMARNO, an Association of Women Artisans of the Northeastern Region, comprises 36 Indigenous Awajún women dedicated to revitalising their ancestral knowledge and traditions through bio-jewellery. Their craft not only supports their families but also contributes to the preservation of the…

Exciting ways to protect the Amazon Rainforest through tasty food

Attention food enthusiasts and rainforest conservationists! A wonderful initiative is underway to protect the Amazon rainforest by combining tasty food and rainforest preservation. Cool Earth supports fish farming programmes that help to strengthen communities by…