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If you want to champion the rainforest, now is the time to act

Deforestation is changing, and conservation needs to adapt, quickly. Clear cutting has been replaced by small scale degradation. Bulldozers have been replaced by machetes. In the Amazon, illegal loggers take out the most valuable trees and decimate the ecosystem. In…

Forest Faena

Faena are a long-held tradition in Awajún culture. They are public work days where the community leader gathers everyone together to work on a task that will benefit the village. Recently, all the dads in a village in…

The Ghoul Earth Guide to Creepy Crawlies

Cool Earth field trips involve some of the most unusual, unnerving and ugly bugs that some of us have ever seen. Armed with thick socks, mosquito nets and insect repellant strong enough to power a small plane, we’ve…

The impact of energy efficient stoves in Lubutu

Cool Earth has funded a community-led project in the community of Lubutu looking at reducing fuelwood use by introducing energy efficient stoves. Now this project is complete, 483 stoves have been built, and Cool Earth can present some…

Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Global demand for rare minerals is leading to increases in deforestation and degradation right across Central Africa. Copper, gold, diamonds, cobalt, uranium, and coltan are just some of the minerals found beneath the soil in the Congo Basin.

What’s rainforest without the rain?

Everyone knows the rainforests are the Lungs of the Earth. But they are also the heart of the world’s water system. Rainforests drive the flow of water as rain at a global level. They are the…