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Red-eared guenon (Cercopithecus erythrotis) in Cameroon

115,206 supporters

NO to logging in Cameroon’s Ebo Forest!

Cameroon’s Ebo rainforest harbors breathtaking biodiversity. But now, the government is opening 150,000 hectares – an area the size of Greater London – to logging.

DNA in the forest

108,991 supporters

NO to genetic engineering in our forests!

The US biotech industry is plotting a massive, irreversible experiment with an unknown outcome. We can’t let this go ahead – say NO to Frankentrees in our forests!

Portrait of Reinhard Behrend

Jun 8, 2020

Rest in peace, Rainforest Rescue founder Reinhard Behrend

Reinhard Behrend passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020. The driving force behind Rainforest Rescue, he dedicated his life to the preservation of nature.

Anti-mining march in Esquel, Argentina, May 4, 2020

Jun 2, 2020

Global solidarity with communities, indigenous peoples and workers at risk from mining pandemic profiteers

A new analysis supported by over 300 organizations condemns the four main ways in which multinational mining companies are profiting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deforestation for PT Digoel Agri oil palm plantation in Papua

Mar 29, 2020

Papua's forests face an unparalleled assault

More than a quarter million hectares of forest are being clear-cut in Papua for the largest oil palm plantation in the world.

Elephants enjoying a bath

131,392 supporters

Stop APP, Indonesia's brutal paper and pulp giant!

APP, an Indonesian paper company, is destroying forests and routinely violating the rights of local people. Numerous NGOs are calling for a boycott of APP.

Pangolin in a cage at the Riau Natural Resource Conservation Centre, Indonesia

328,493 supporters

Shut down wildlife markets NOW!

It’s time to shut down wildlife markets and their brisk business in endangered and poached animals. They are a threat to both biodiversity and human health.

Francisco climbing a tree

Peru

Peru: buying rainforest for a protected area

Help Peruvian villagers buy rainforest land to block the further expansion of industrial cocoa plantations in the Amazon.

Bile extraction from a bear

Mar 26, 2020

Chinese government recommends bear bile as coronavirus treatment

China’s government recommends injections of a traditional Chinese “medicine” containing bear bile as a treatment for COVID-19.

Protesting indigenous women in Brazil

211,306 supporters

Prosecute Brazilian President Bolsonaro for genocide!

Human rights activists are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate Brazilian President Bolsonaro for inciting genocide.

Cattle herd in Mato Grosso

348,520 supporters

Amazonia is burning: NO to free trade with arsonists!

Corporate arsonists are torching Amazonia for cheap beef. Let's not incentivize environmental crimes with a free trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur.

Robert and local activists

Buying rainforest and reforesting oil palm plantations in Sabah

In eastern Sabah, our partners are buying plots of forest and reforesting plantation land to link the fragmented habitats of pygmy elephants and other endangered species.

A baby elephant standing over the body of its dead mother, touching her head with its trunk

388,673 supporters

Stop the bridge of death in the elephant forest!

More than 350 pygmy elephants still live along the Kinabatangan river in Sabah, Borneo. Road construction and poachers are pushing into their dwindling habitat.

Montage: avocados (l.), protests in Chile

146,756 supporters

Stop water theft for avocados in Chile!

Avocado plantations in Chile are monopolizing ground water and drying out entire regions. Support the people of Petorca in their fight to get their water rights back.

Tapanuli orangutan

371,429 supporters

Stop bulldozing the Tapanuli orangutan!

A dam for a 510 MW hydropower plant in Batang Toru forest on Sumatra could spell oblivion for the recently discovered Tapanuli orangutan.