Stories

International Day of Forests

Rainforests stretch a vast canopy of green over one third of the planet. They are home to 80% of the…

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International Day of Forests
Deforestation is Sexist

If a girl is born into poverty, every aspect of her life is harder than her male counterpart. That’s because…

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Deforestation is Sexist
Water tanks for Wabumari

It may seem odd that rainforests – famously wet places – should suffer from drought. But each year the effects…

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Water tanks for Wabumari
Be Bold For Change

The theme for International Women’s Day in 2017 is Be Bold For Change. Cool Earth is committed to helping women…

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Be Bold For Change
No empty eden

Humans have lived in the Amazon rainforest much longer than previously thought, and even helped enrich its biodiversity. Stonehenge-like structures,…

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No empty eden
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…

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Why Trees are Key to Fighting Climate Change
A good reason to love your roots

This Valentine’s day, we’re celebrating indigenous rainforest cultures around the word and the people who love their roots and are…

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A good reason to love your roots
Love your roots

We love partnering with indigenous villages. We are inspired by their stories. We are powered by their ideas. This Valentine’s…

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Love your roots
tropical_forest_fire

Most environmentalists would claim an area with 80% forest cover is a good thing. So would many conservation charities. But…

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Disturbing Rainforest Research
Ten good news stories for the planet

It’s easy to look back on last year as a bit of a disaster, but there were lots of good…

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Ten good news stories for the planet
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