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Cool Earth: A year in photos

As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect and look back on our achievements in 2023. Here are some of the top images captured by our teams and our partners who work…

The relationship between Indigenous Communities and Fire

Paamari means fire in Asháninka. For so long, fire has been an incredible resource for many Indigenous societies across the world, shaping their everyday life. But in an age of climate breakdown where long drought periods have become the…

Could Indigenous knowledge save the Amazon?

Over the past 20 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 54 million hectares of rainforest due to deforestation. This is caused by illegal logging, mining, monoculture farming and forest fires. Deforestation not only accelerates the climate crisis but also…

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…

International Day of Forests – Dr. Chris Dahl

This international Day of Forests we hear from Dr. Chris Dahl Dr. Dhal is a researcher at the National Agriculture Research Institute Papua New Guinea. You can find out more about his tiny frog discovery here. Today we’re hearing…

Frogs, conservation and the importance of local knowledge

On World Frog Day, we reflect on the exceptional biodiversity in Papua New Guinea and the conservation efforts of our partners. Papua New Guinea (PNG) is known for its incredible wildlife, accounting for 5% of the world’s biodiversity on just…

Papua New Guinean biologists revolutionising knowledge creation

The Binatang Research Centre – a sanctuary for local knowledge and global discoveries You will have heard of Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard but have you heard of the Binatang Research Centre in Papua New Guinea? Founded in 1997 and located…

People vs. the climate crisis in Papua New Guinea

What are people on the ground doing to address environmental issues in Papua New Guinea? Papua New Guinea (PNG) is one of the most ecologically diverse countries on the planet, with an estimated 7% of the world’s…