We’ve partnered with five rainforest villages in Maniema, the most remote province in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
These villages were expelled from the two neighbouring national parks when they were created.
As well as halting forest loss, we’re working to ensure that this time, these villages benefit from keeping the forest standing.
SPECIES OF ANIMAL SHELTERED
ENDANGERED SPECIES PROTECTED
Creating a shield for one of the country’s largest national parks.
Our Ashaninka Project in central Peru is working alongside 15 villages to form a shield to halt the advance of logging and protect millions of acres of pristine rainforest.
Our first project outside of the Amazon is working with 5 villages in eastern DR Congo to form a buffer for two neighbouring national parks.
Located in one of Peru's worst deforestation hotspots, we're partnering with 6 Awajun villages to defend their vunerable forest.
Helping three villages turn down the off of a palm oil contract to prevent 140,000 acres of primary forest being converted into monoculture
Strengthening the capacity of six villages in PNG's Highlands so they are best placed to make decisions on the future of their forest.
Of all the drivers of deforestation, palm oil is the worst. An ecosystem that has taken millions of years to evolve is destroyed in a matter of days.
Cool Earth has funded a community-led project in the community of Lubutu looking at reducing fuelwood use by introducing energy…Read More DRC | The impact of energy efficient stoves in Lubutu
The vast majority of deforestation in the Congo rainforest is on a small scale, caused by subsistence farming and fuelwood…Read More Growing the future in DR Congo