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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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Chocolate: From Bean to Bar

Find out how these magic beans turn into income for over 300 families in our Asháninka project.

Mud Glorious Mud

In our Lubutu partnership in the Democratic Republic of Congo, sustainable stoves made from mud may be the answer to saving forest and empowering women at the same time. Woman cooking on a mus sustainable stove in…

Happy Birthday Vivienne Westwood

Happy Birthday to our Patron, Vivienne Westwood, who turns 75 on 8th April. Dame Vivienne and her husband Andreas have donated more than £1 million to Cool Earth’s work, particularly in the Asháninka partnerships. Together, they’ve galvanised…

The Bombay Night frog is a unique lover…

In the forests of Western Ghats in India, scientists have discovered a surprising new mating position in a group of frogs, one that has never been reported before. While mating, most male frogs mount and hug their female…

The Papuan gardeners using their onions

Onion and vanilla are two flavours you’d never want to find together. But in Papua New Guinea they are natural bedfellows. Vanilla plants grow like vines and are best when they’re supported by “host” trees. These trees serve…

How to make a Tippy Tap

Want to make your own tippy tap? All you need is three sticks, some string, a water container and a hot nail. That’s about it. With some simple materials that can easily be found even in remote places, families can create…

The Rainforest Lover

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. A day that fills most of us rational beings with dread as soon as February comes round. Saying that we have a Love Story worthy of making even the most stony-hearted among us…

The power of sharing knowledge

Knowledge is even more powerful when it’s shared. This simple fact underpins Cool Earth’s rainforest partnerships. Whether it’s new, sustainable methods of fish farming, clever water storage, or the smartest school toilets you’ve ever seen, neighbours sharing bright ideas saves…

El Niño and the rainforest

The monster El Niño in the Pacific is inflicting a severe drought on Papua New Guinea and elsewhere in the Pacific and beyond. It’s affecting about 2.5 million people in Papua New Guinea alone. Forecasters worry that the weather could…