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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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Meet Basiliana: Mother, Optimist, Conservationist.

Sitting outside her house in the foothills of Mount Namuli, Basiliana proudly told us about her son Filimonio’s work as a conservationist. “I really like that Filimonio has his job and is enjoying himself” she smiled. Filimonio left…

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…

Women and the changing climate

As aClimate change discussion has too often been a battle. Between scientists and sceptics, lobbyists and deniers, the poor and the wealthy. It’s stalling effective climate action. It also means that the world’s poorest and most marginalised are being left…

Meet Drocila

Keeping Awajún stories, and forest, alive.

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…

Deforestation is Sexist

Illegal logging and mining often mark the beginning of a cycle of increasing poverty in remote rainforest communities, who find themselves without the resources the forest gives. If a girl is born into poverty, every aspect of her life is…

A simple solution to sickness

I trained as a midwife and I especially enjoy learning about how to care for sick children. Bronchitis, diarrhoea and anaemia are the biggest health problems in Camantavishi, and children are especially affected. I was sad to see how many…

Sewing keeps trees standing

A stitch in time. “In my village, there used to be a sewing group but the lady who ran it had to move away. When I knew I could get funding from Cool Earth I thought it would be a…