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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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Cornwall’s Climate Charity

Cool Earth is a not-for-profit organisation founded and based in Penryn, Cornwall. As Cornwall’s only climate charity, our vision is a world where tropical deforestation plays no part in climate change. As the only Cornish climate change charity, we are…

From one local community to another

Every one of us relies on the rainforest. Despite covering less than three percent of Earth’s surface, it’s our medicine-cabinet, oxygen-releaser, carbon-storer, rainfall-producer and haven for wildlife. It is our world’s most precious resource and protecting it is essential for…

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…

Meet Drocila

Keeping Awajún stories, and forest, alive.

Cool Earth 2018 | What on Earth happened this year?

In between putting on yet another jumper and accidentally writing the year wrong again, the Cool Earth team has been reminiscing on 2018; our most effective year yet.  January The Wabumari Association awards Silo Silo primary school K3200 (the…

If you want to champion the rainforest, now is the time to act

Deforestation is changing, and conservation needs to adapt, quickly. Clear cutting has been replaced by small scale degradation. Bulldozers have been replaced by machetes. In the Amazon, illegal loggers take out the most valuable trees and decimate the ecosystem. In…

Growing the future in DR Congo

Our partner communities in Lubutu face impossible choices. They are determined to keep their most precious resource intact. But they also need to feed their families and develop income streams.

Marin and Felix, Inga Pioneers

Rainforests don’t really have soil. They have compost heaps.   That’s because every organism works at such a metabolic rate that if a plant isn’t growing, it is being broken down by fungi to feed another plant. If you dig…