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Three reasons why the climate crisis is an inequity crisis

The climate crisis not only affects the environment, it also has profound consequences for human rights. As the impacts of the climate crisis intensify, the existing inequalities in accessing basic human rights for people around the world become…

5 emergencies facing Indigenous communities

Here are 5 emergencies faced by Indigenous communities due to the climate crisis Indigenous people and local communities are disproportionately affected by the climate crisis due to the fact that they live in climate-vulnerable areas and…

What is El Niño and why should you care?

What is El Niño? You might have heard of El Niño before, but if not, we’ve got you covered! El Nińo is a climate pattern that drives year-to-year variation in global surface temperature and long-term warming trends. Trade winds normally…

ONAMIAP and Cool Earth sign agreement

STRENGTHEN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES TO FACE THE CLIMATE CRISIS ONAMIAP and Cool Earth sign Inter-institutional Cooperation Agreement On Monday, April 24, La Organización Nacional de Mujeres Indígenas Andinas y Amazónicas del Perú (The National Organization of Andean and Amazonian Indigenous Women…

Huaracayo strengthened for the protection of its forests

Thanks to this community-led project, more than 1800 hectares of the rainforest could be protected. Huaracayo, inhabited by almost 600 members of the Awajún indigenous people in the Amazonas region, has decided, together with Cool Earth, to…

Why is it so dangerous to defend the rainforest in Peru?

Back people to protect rainforest On April 8th, Asháninka leader Santiago Contoricón, 58, was tragically murdered in his home in the community of Puerto Ocopa (Junín, Peru). His death is a sad reminder that Peru is one of the ten…

Vivienne Westwood – A Life in Powerful Protest

In the week we say goodbye to our Patron and environmental campaigner Vivienne Westwood, our Director Matthew reflects on her life, and decade of commitment to Cool Earth. It has been overwhelmingly sad to lose Vivienne. As well…