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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…

Time for Nature

A report by Clifford Peter Yaee, Papua New Guinea Forest Project Coordinator.

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…

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, promoting sustainable farming in rainforest. “I really like that Filimonio has his job and is enjoying himself” she…

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…

Crocodile conservation in the Cardamom Mountains

Two species living in balance with one another, for mutual benefit and survival. Symbiotic relationships have fascinated environmentalists for years. If one is threatened, the other feels it rapidly. As communities are pressured into losing their land to intensive…

A real buzz around Mount Namuli

When it comes to small-scale, daily actions for the planet, some things are just wired into our brains like remembering your reusable bags, avoiding palm oil and saving the bees. From a young age, we are taught about the…