Nigeria: “superhighway” project through the rainforest stopped!
One of the last rainforests in Nigeria will be spared a “superhighway”. Rainforest Rescue and local groups had campaigned against the project since 2016 – with success!
Petition delivered – will Kinipan forest on Borneo be saved?
Save our Borneo has delivered our petition to indigenous leader Effendi Buhing, who will personally present it to Indonesian policymakers and business representatives.
Peruvian cocoa company ordered to restore rainforest
The cocoa company Tamshi SAC is threatening to sue Peru in an arbitration court after being ordered to close plantations that it cut into the rainforest.
Ecuador: Put the constitutional rights of nature before mining!
The future of Ecuador’s forests is at stake in a crucial legal battle: The Constitutional Court must rule in favor of the Los Cedros Protected Forest.
Uganda’s Kafuga Forest is safe!
Tea plantation operators will not be allowed into Uganda's Kafuga Forest. A court has put a stop to destruction by plantations.
Mercosur free trade: European Parliament delivers a firm rebuke
European Parliament rejects free trade agreement with South American Mercosur countries for lack of protection for the climate, biodiversity and indigenous rights
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Protect Nicaragua's Indio Maíz and Bosawás rainforests!
Instead of offering protection, international climate projects are a threat to forests and human rights defenders in Nicaragua’s Bosawás and Indio Maíz protected areas.
Palm oil for Nestlé: more than 1,000 cases of deforestation per day
Nestlé has failed to keep its promise that the palm oil it uses will be free of deforestation and human rights abuses by 2020.
Stop the destruction of Borneo's proboscis monkey forest!
Proboscis monkeys and other endangered species are threatened by a company destroying the coastal forest in Borneo for a palm oil refinery and a biodiesel plant.
The dark side of Tesla: gigafactories need gigamines
The CEO of the electric car manufacturer Tesla is encouraging the global mining of nickel – around 32 kg are needed for the batteries of a single mid-range car.
Stop Nigeria's lawless palm oil juggernaut!
Plantation companies in Nigeria are clearing forests with breathtaking speed and leaving destroyed livelihoods and human rights violations in their wake.
Dominican Republic: activists prevent luxury resort in protected area
A coalition of environmental organizations in the Dominican Republic successfully prevented the construction of a luxury resort bordering Cotubanamá National Park.
EU-Mercosur free trade: fueling the (forest) fire
A free trade agreement between the EU and the South American Mercosur alliance is a threat to humans, nature and the climate. But it’s not too late to stop it.
Cambodia: Save Koh Kong Island!
Cambodia’s largest island is virtually untouched, but now “development” is looming. Please support our Cambodian partners' call to make Koh Kong a national park.
Indigenous people behind bars, smooth sailing for palm oil industry
In Kinipan, Borneo, the police arrested six indigenous men, including their traditional leader Effendi Buhing, for protesting against land grabbing and deforestation.
Cameroon’s Ebo Forest needs ironclad protection!
Cameroon’s Ebo rainforest harbors breathtaking biodiversity. It's time to put ironclad protection for the forest in place.
Coal road to slash through Sumatra’s protected Hutan Harapan forest
Indonesia has authorized a road through the protected Hutan Harapan forest. Transporting coal apparently takes priority over protecting nature and the climate.
Covid lockdown not stopping Matek’s conservation work
While the world focuses on Covid-19, nature is being left wide open to exploitation. Activists like Matek Geram are going the extra mile to protect the rainforests.