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Cool Earth and the Sustainable Development Goals

The 193 member states of the United Nations have agreed 17 goals for sustainable development, to be met by 2030. The goals are intended to provide a pathway to a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable future for all countries. Only…

Dilwyn Jenkins Obituary 1957-2014

Dilwyn Jenkins Obituary 1957-2014 It is with huge sadness that we announce the death of Dilwyn Jenkins. He was an extraordinary Project Manager for the Peru programme and the foundation of so much that Cool Earth has achieved. Dilwyn passed…

Loggers burn Amazon Indians home

The home of isolated Brazilian Indians was recently invaded and burned by loggers. A settlement of voluntary isolated Awá Indians was recently invaded by loggers. One of the Indians – a child – was reportedly burned alive. Less than…

Awá demand immediate eviction of loggers

A recent press release says Earth’s most endangered tribe needs urgent help The Awá, a tribe located in Brazil , have written to the country’s Justice Minister asking him to ‘evict invaders urgently’, as news emerges that…

Human impact on Amazon Basin recently evaluated

New scientific research shows how human activity is transforming the world’s biggest land-based ecosystem A paper published this month by the Woods Hole Research Centre in the journal Nature claims that human land use is altering water and energy cycles…

Benefits of the Cashew Tree

A new study of cashew seed extract suggests that it may be effective in combating diabetes, one of the health scourges of the modern world with over 200 million sufferers. Focusing on whether this product has a beneficial effect on…

Lemurs endangered by climate change

A new study of primates in the island of Madagascar shows in detail how rainforest biodiversity may be directly impacted by global warming.   Reported in the journal Global Change Biology, it appears that at least one species of Madagascan…