Satellite images debunk "sustainable palm oil" pledges
Rainforest destruction for palm oil remains a reality, as the analysis of satellite image data from Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.
Rainforest Rescue speaks out against the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement
Today Rainforest Rescue presents 380,000 signatures against a free trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur countries at the European Parliament's Petitions Committee.
DRC: Release the palm oil protesters jailed in Mwingi!
Local activists who oppose the palm oil company PHC in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were jailed following a protest march.
DRC activists fight exploitation, brutality and land grabbing by the palm oil industry
Feronia-PHC’s palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo are more than 110 years old – and a never-ending blight on the lives of people in nearby villages.
Brutality against Sarawak villagers – Covid lockdown hinders assistance
Indigenous people often suffer violence at the hands of thugs working for oil palm plantations: Our Malaysian partner Matek Geram sent us a frightening video.
We will not be intimidated or silenced! – a declaration of solidarity
Rettet den Regenwald e.V. (Rainforest Rescue) is currently facing a lawsuit before the District Court of Hamburg, Germany.
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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!
Keep the oil industry out of Africa’s natural treasures!
Nature, wildlife and scarce water supplies in a unique corner of southern Africa are being endangered by a rush to drill for oil.
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
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.