An aerial image of a sunrise over tropical rainforest in Cambodia.

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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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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…

How much carbon does your family use?

If you live in the developed world, chances are your annual carbon footprint varies from about eight tonnes per family to a whopping 42 tonnes. That’s the same as driving a car non-stop for 67 days. The families in rainforest…

Without biodiversity, there’s no future for humanity.

Sit in a shady spot in the Asháninka partnership, and it’s not as peaceful as you’d imagine. The canopy brims with a cacophony of whistles, clicks and songs. This orchestra is thanks to thousands of birds, bugs and frogs…

Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s most vital frontlines

“I’m endlessly optimistic. If the people here can be given the assistance to lift their quality of life then they’re going to be able to do what culturally they want to do, which is to protect their homeland. This is…

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…

Spring in the Rainforest

Spring in the rainforest is a hive of activity. In Gadaisu village in Papua New Guinea, each family has their own food garden. They’re set away from the village, on land that the village has used for generations. A couple…