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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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Elmo: Fish farming that takes care of people and the river

“I wanted to learn about fish farming to improve the quality of life in my community and help other project participants” Urakuza is an indigenous community located more than 5 hours by car from Bagua (Amazonas),…

Huaracayo strengthened for the protection of its forests

Thanks to this community-led project, more than 1800 hectares of the rainforest could be protected. Huaracayo, inhabited by almost 600 members of the Awajún indigenous people in the Amazonas region, has decided, together with Cool Earth, to…

Getting people-powered right!

Working closely with Cool Earth throughout her PhD, University of Exeter student Léna Prouchet’s research looks at refining the design and implementation of agricultural projects supporting Indigenous peoples and their livelihoods as they strive to protect their rainforest territories.

A chocolate factory in the rainforest

When people living in the rainforest have cash, they have a choice. And for the Awajún, this enabled them to build a chocolate factory in the middle of the rainforest. For anyone in the chocolate making biz, transforming raw…

A statement on the political crisis in Peru

As the political crisis in Peru continues, our thoughts and unconditional support are with our partners and teams in Peru.   Since December 7, the situation in Peru is extremely concerning. Violence, the disproportionate use of force, the State of…

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…

The pen is mightier than the bulldozer

Rainforest conversation has a grim history. Something we strive to resolve. One way we do this is by returning autonomy to the people we work with, people we believe in and know are crucial to turning the tide on the…

Reinforcing Relationships in Rainforest

This is issue 2 of The Bright Side. A quarterly blog with the purpose to inspire radical, climate optimism in people all over the world. How? With stories of action direct from the world’s most important, Earth cooling, carbon-sink rainforests. Action that our supporters fund with cash. Here, we focus on the bright side of rainforest conservation.