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

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Diversifying diets in the Peruvian Amazon

Chocolate, inga, fish. It’s not the start of a lockdown cookbook. Instead, these three ingredients may be a successful recipe for the Awajún to earn a living, feed their families and protect their forest. On the banks of the Rio…

The impact of energy efficient stoves in Lubutu

Cool Earth has funded a community-led project in the community of Lubutu looking at reducing fuelwood use by introducing energy efficient stoves. Now this project is complete, 483 stoves have been built, and Cool Earth can present some…

Palm Oil | Homogenous and hostile to wildlife

When rainforest is cleared in Papua New Guinea, all too often it is replaced by palm plantations. To the human eye, the difference could not be more stark. To local wildlife, the difference is devastating. Having previously only been found…

Why is palm oil bad for the rainforest?

Palm oil is made from the fruits of trees called African Oil Palms. Originating from west and south-west Africa, they were introduced to Indonesia and Malaysia in the late 19th century [footnote ftnt_no=”1″]. Since then, its…

A sweet deal for the Asháninka

The world’s appetite for chocolate is growing by the day. Last year, about seven and a half million tons of chocolate were consumed worldwide. This demand is putting pressure on rainforest communities to sell land to big cocoa producers willing to…

Chocolate: From Bean to Bar

Find out how these magic beans turn into income for over 300 families in our Asháninka project.

Glorious Mud

In our Lubutu partnership in the Democratic Republic of Congo, mud stoves may be the answer to saving forest and empowering women at the same time. Wood used for fuel, up to 2,000 tonnes every year just in this…