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.
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.
Stop the deforestation of Woodlark Island!
Call on the government of Papua New Guinea to protect the sole habitat of the Woodlark cuscus – a logging company has its sights on 30,000 hectares of the island’s forest.
A green sea of ferns, mosses, vines and ancient trees. Iridescent butterflies and colorful birds. Flowers in every hue of the rainbow. The “green lung” is a natural wonder of the world. Find out more about the world’s most diverse, fascinating and threatened ecosystem.
Palm oil – deforestation for everyday products
Palm oil is literally everywhere – in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. How could it come to this? What can we do to protect people and nature?
We’re working around the world, supporting our partners on the ground in tropical countries. Find out more about where we’re involved and what we’re doing.
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Protests save UNESCO World Heritage forest
Staunch resistance by indigenous communities in Malaysia saved Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from destruction by a palm oil company.
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.
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.
Family planning is a human right!
The human population and the resources it consumes has a major impact on the planet. Curbing population growth would ease pressure on the environment.
Ghana: Hands off of endangered rosewood!
The illicit rosewood trade is destroying forests in West Africa and logging the species to extinction. This forest crime needs to end NOW. Keep the rosewood in the forest!
Stop plundering the oceans for industrial aquaculture!
Fish and other seafood from aquaculture are neither environmentally friendly nor a socially acceptable alternative to conventional fishing.
Red alert for Sabah's pygmy 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.
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Malaysian federal government will look into land reclamation controversy
We have succeeded in raising the issue of land reclamation and sand mining to the Malaysian national level, thus improving our chances of lobbying for a desirable outcome.
“Days of Fire” ravage Amazonia
Fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest as never before. President Bolsonaro has been emboldening Brazil’s corporate arsonists.
Hippo “cull” in Zambia canceled!
2,000 hippos in Zambia are safe! Local and international pressure prompted the Zambian government to call off the planned “cull”.
Nigeria: keep cocoa growers out of gorilla habitat!
Gorilla habitat is shrinking day by day, and one of the main drivers is the chocolate industry. Cocoa farms are penetrating the last refuges of the endangered primates.
NO new coal power – protect local people and wildlife!
Bangladesh’s Sundarbans are threatened by a planned coal-fired power plant that will have an incalculable impact on the mangrove ecosystem and local people.
Stop the assault on Earth's green lung!
The indigenous peoples of the Amazon are calling on the UN and South American governments to stop the destruction of their forest home. Please lend them your voice.
Uganda: keep the oil in the ground – save Murchison Falls!
Uganda sits on vast oil resources, and three multinational companies are ready to drill – in of all places, Murchison Falls National Park.