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COP28: who will you listen to?

As representatives from nearly 200 countries gather at COP28, the only voices in the crowd that will resonate with us are those of Indigenous peoples. As a climate charity, we are skeptical of the impact of COP. To host it…

Celebrating 10 years with Planet Mark

Cool Earth is celebrating ten years working in partnership with Planet Mark! Planet Mark supports businesses to radically reduce carbon emissions so that environmental targets can be met globally. The milestone moment was celebrated at the Planet Mark awards…

El Niño’s health consequences

It’s not just the heat; El Niño and the climate crisis could impact your health. You might have heard of El Niño before, the climate pattern that drives year-to-year variation in global surface temperature and long-term warming trends. Well,…

Protecting Indigenous Peoples from Rainforest Wildfires

When rainforests burn, local communities are the ones to feel the heat. Wildfires have catastrophic consequences. In recent months, we’ve seen devastating headlines with more than 20 thousand people fleeing their homes in Yellowknife, Canada and 97 people…

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…

Rainforest Weavers

In the Indigenous community of Cutivereni, Peru, a group of women have come together to keep traditional artisanal crafts alive. They are known as Jeto and are made up of 18 Indigenous Asháninka mothers. From the depths of…

More chocolate means a better future

Chocolate bars, cacao juice, hot chocolate and cacao-based jams are just some of the tasty cacao-based products that you can now find in the Awajún community of Urakuza, in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. A new era for Awajún…