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The impact of unpredictable weather on rainforest communities

All around the world, we are feeling the effects of shifting weather patterns as climate change starts to kick in, but particularly for rainforest communities. Heatwaves and wildfire seasons are getting longer, heavy rains and flash flooding are becoming more…

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…

Forest Agreements – The low down

At Cool Earth, we value the relationships we’ve created with our Indigenous partner communities above all else. That’s 60 community areas across 5 countries to be exact. And one of the ways we strengthen these relationships is by…

Big win for rainforest protection in Papua New Guinea

A protected Areas Act, 14 years in the making, has finally been approved by the Government in Papua New Guinea. The bill paves the way for Indigenous peoples and rainforest communities to work with the Papua New Guinea government to…

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…

Reasons to look after rainforests

‘Why should we look after rainforests? How does it effect me when I don’t live there?’ We’re sure you’ve thought about these questions before. They’re fair questions to think about! So, let’s have a quick look at a few key…