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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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Deforestation is Sexist

Illegal logging and mining often mark the beginning of a cycle of increasing poverty in remote rainforest communities, who find themselves without the resources the forest gives. If a girl is born into poverty, every aspect of her life is…

Why Trees are Key to Fighting Climate Change

Trees are pretty special things. They provide oxygen, conserve water, improve air quality, preserve soil, support wildlife, and are some of the oldest and largest living beings on earth. Not only that, they are crucial foot soldiers in the fight against climate change.

The illegal land grab in Papua New Guinea

5.2 million hectares of land in Papua New Guinea has been handed over to loggers. In 1996 the government developed a scheme granting Special Agricultural Business Leases. It allowed land owned by communities to be leased, with their consent, to people…

Amazon Murders

25 years after Chico Mendes was killed, eco-murders are rife in the Amazon. Chico Mendes at a rubber treeThe murder of Chico Mendes in the late 1980’s was a milestone in global awareness about the issue of rainforest…

Awá demand immediate eviction of loggers

A recent press release says Earth’s most endangered tribe needs urgent help The Awá, a tribe located in Brazil , have written to the country’s Justice Minister asking him to ‘evict invaders urgently’, as news emerges that…

Human impact on Amazon Basin recently evaluated

New scientific research shows how human activity is transforming the world’s biggest land-based ecosystem A paper published this month by the Woods Hole Research Centre in the journal Nature claims that human land use is altering water and energy cycles…