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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…

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…

A good reason to love your roots
Disappearing animals strike a blow to forest carbon

Big animals spread the biggest seeds, which in turn grow into the biggest trees. Some seeds are spread exclusively by…

Disappearing animals strike a blow to forest carbon
men playing football in rainforest

With the Women’s World Cup underway (and a chance that England might actually get to the finals) find out how…

Football and Forest
Cool Earth - building schools to save the rainforest

From the children in our Asháninka Project, here are eight things we’re celebrating for our Birthday.

Eight things we’re celebrating today
A Love Letter from the Rainforest

Give something a little bit special this Valentines Day. When you think of Valentines Day, what springs to mind? Heart…

A Love Letter from the Rainforest
The Chief

Cesar Bustamante is an Asháninkan tribal chief who has spent his life defending his people’s forest. In the eighties and…

The Chief
150708 Rainforest Tree

A new scientific study reports something that poets and artists have been expressing for many centuries – that trees are…

Trees good for human health
Source of some Amazon trees over 8 million years old

Published in the December 2012 edition of Ecology and Evolution, this new genetic analysis undertaken by Dick and Eldredge looked…

Source of some Amazon trees over 8 million years old
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