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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.

Stories shape the future.

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,…

Cash. A force for good.

Cool Earth’s Martin Simonneau spoke at ‘Is direct giving the future of aid?”, an event hosted by design agency Human After All.   Speaking alongside Guillermo Rodriguez-Guzman from the Centre for Homelessness and Rachel Waddell from Give Directly.

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)…

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…

Cool Earth’s BBC Radio 4 Appeal

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that nearly £30,000 was raised during Cool Earth’s BBC Radio 4 Appeal.   This will be instrumental for rainforest communities during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, helping to feed families and protect forest. Thank you for…

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…

Chocolate: A sweet deal for the Asháninka

Asháninka chocolate from Cool Earth’s Peru partnership is the sweetest weapon against deforestation there is. Shade-grown and then sun-drenched, the prized Criollo beans are sold through a cooperative, with the money re-invested to strengthen the whole community. The world’s appetite…

Claudio Cardoso

Following an inspiring visit to the Asháninka partnership this year, Claudio Cardoso has worked tirelessly to raise awareness for them and Cool Earth, so they, and their forest can thrive. We caught up with him to find out what the…