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Environmentalist Matek in Malaysia


Sarawak: Logging company backs down in face of local resistance

In Sarawak, a timber company had started clearing forest along the Ulu Lioh and Ulu Lijan rivers. Faced by the resistance of local communities, the company withdrew.

four Papuans in traditional dress in front of the courthouse


Court ruling endangers Awyu forest in Papua

A court in Papua has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Indigenous Awyu people against a license issued for an oil palm plantation. They will fight on for their forest.

Sign of the Agropalma palm oil company on the edge of an oil palm plantation


Brazil: Agropalma oil palm plantation security shoots and kills Indigenous man

Indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon complain of brutal violence, including the killing of an Indigenous man, by security guards from the palm oil company Agropalma.

Students celebrate the dismissal of charges against them


Uganda: Charges dropped against anti-pipeline activists

A court in Kampala dismissed the case against nine young environmental activists who had peacefully protested the EACOP oil pipeline.

Chimpanzees in Sapo National Park

Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire: A safe forest corridor for chimpanzees

The Cavally Forest in Côte d'Ivoire has been declared a nature reserve. The link between the Taï and Sapo national parks is thus better protected.

Rainforest Rescue banner and Komodo petition on a round table


Jakarta and Berlin: NO to a ‘Jurassic Park’ for Komodo dragons!

Speaking out on two continents: Environmentalists handed over 108,967 signatures in Jakarta and Berlin calling for protection for Komodo dragons.

Protest against EACOP pipeline in Kampala


Uganda: Further arrests of EACOP pipeline protesters

In Uganda, police again violently broke up a peaceful demonstration against the EACOP oil pipeline and arrested four students.

Komodo dragon on the beach


In defense of the Komodo dragons: locals resist “Jurassic Park”

Work on a “Jurassic Park” tourist attraction is transforming the Komodo Islands in eastern Indonesia and threatening the habitat of the unique Komodo dragons.

Amazon rainforest

Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Indonesia

Forest guardians excluded from Three Basins Summit

Civil society joint statement to the Three Basins Summit, Amazon – Congo – Borneo – Mekong – Southeast Asia in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Aerial view of a river meandering through a rainforest, clouds


Brazil: Deception and abuse with carbon offsetting projects in the Amazon rainforest

Entrepreneurs from the US and Europe are doing brisk business with carbon offsetting projects in rainforests, while the local population goes away empty-handed.

Herd of elephants in Serengeti

49,062 supporters

World Bank: Stop financing evictions and human rights abuses in Tanzania!

Tanzania’s government plans to evict over 20,000 people under the pretext of conservation by doubling the size of Ruaha National Park. The World Bank is enabling this move.

View of the rainforest from above

75,792 supporters

Indonesia: NO to a gold mine in Sumatra’s tiger forest!

A proposed gold mine threatens the Leuser Ecosystem and with it tigers, elephants, rhinos and orangutans. Please support the environmentalists on Sumatra.

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