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A single-engined light plane sprays pesticides over a soy plantation

32,346 supporters

Brazil: Ban the aerial spraying of pesticides!

Industrial soy producers in Brazil are attacking small farmers by spraying pesticides over people and their crops using planes and drones.

Protest in front of high fence with banner “Free Sorbatua Siallagan”

Indonesia

Indonesia: Indigenous elder abducted for resisting the paper industry

Sorbatua Siallagan, an Indigenous elder on Sumatra, was abducted for wanting to keep the paper industry out of his people’s forest.

Rainforest Rescue activist Elisa Norio at the World Bank

Tanzania

World Bank suspends controversial financing in Tanzania

The World Bank is suspending funding for the controversial REGROW project in Tanzania. The Bank gave Rainforest Rescue its assurance during its Spring Meetings.

Four men hold placards reading “Save the forest and livelihoods of the people of Loeha Raya”

May 16, 2024

Activism at shareholder’s meetings of mining company Vale: Indonesia and Brazil

For many human rights organizations, shareholder meetings are an essential opportunity for participation: the case of mining giant Vale.

A herd of zebras under a tree surrounded by yellow grasslands

52,072 supporters

Protect savannas: NO to misguided “reforestation”!

Forests are true climate saviors. Instead of misguided tree-planting projects, conserving existing forests is vital to a healthy planet.

Two women behind a high barred gate are being checked by a guard. Inscription on the sign: Agropalma. Access control for Nossa Senhora da Batalha cemetery. Private property

Brazil

The sustainability scam: “certified” palm oil from Brazil

There is nothing “sustainable” about certified palm oil. The solution: please choose alternative products WITHOUT palm oil!

A group of indigenous people protest with a large banner on a street in a town: the banner reads: ‘The Tembé and Quilombola peoples of the Acará Valley are crying out. BBF is killing us. BBF out of our territory

64,326 supporters

Palm oil in Brazil: Return stolen community land, end the violence!

Please help protect the Amazon rainforest and forest communities from land grabbing and violence by the palm oil industry.

Chimpanzees in Sapo National Park

Liberia

Carbon credits: The next round of indulgence trade in Liberia

The fight over Liberia’s forests is entering a new round. BluEarth Carbon, a U.S.-based company, wants in on the lucrative carbon credit market.

Villagers, environmentalists and eco-guards discuss dangers of Afi Mountain Sanctuary, Nigeria

Nigeria

Nigeria: Growing lawlessness endangers forest communities

Logging, illegal mining, poaching and armed groups are making the forests of eastern Nigeria unsafe. Local communities are threatened.

Two black-capped lories in a cage

Indonesia

Rescued: Proboscis monkeys, leopard cats and black-capped lories returned to the wild

Our Indonesian partner, Flight, rescues wildlife from smugglers, fights the trade in exotic birds, and releases songbirds back into the wild.

“Water is a Human Right” banner in a pine forest

Mar 14, 2024

Speaking out against Tesla’s German Gigafactory, mining in the global South

Protesters are calling for a stop to the expansion of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Rainforest Rescue took part to speak out against destructive mining.

Male orangutan facepalming

Indonesia

Borneo: New clear-cutting in the orangutan forest – for paper!

In Borneo, a company is destroying orangutan habitat and stealing Indigenous land to establish eucalyptus and acacia plantations for the paper industry.

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