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Indigenous Ka'apor people – children, women and men – join hands and form a circle in the rainforest

73,830 supporters

Brazil: The Ka'apor people need our support!

The Ka'apor are seeking international support in defending their recognized ancestral rainforest territory, Alto Turiaçu, from loggers, land speculators and prospectors.

Indigenous Ka'apor standing in a double row in front of two huts in the forest

Brazil

Brazil: Help the indigenous Ka'apor defend the Amazon rainforest

Please donate to help Brazil's indigenous Ka'apor mount an effective defense against encroachment and keep their ancestral forest safe.

Portrait of indigenous leader Sarapo Ka'apor wearing a feather headdress

May 26, 2022

The conservation community mourns Sarapo Ka'apor

The indigenous Kaapor people of Brazil are calling on the authorities to clarify the circumstances surrounding the death of their leader Sarapo Ka'apor.

Protest against mining in Ecuador, in front of the Environmental Ministry of Environment

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru

No reprieve: For life and territory, COVID-19 and resistance to the mining pandemic

New report - Coalition Against the Mining Pandemic - Latin America unmasks the unbridled advance of mining during the pandemic.

Murchison Falls, Uganda

May 19, 2022

Deutsche Bank rejects EACOP pipeline project

The planned EACOP oil pipeline in Africa is running out of financiers: Deutsche Bank has now rejected the fossil-fuel project.

Deforestation for PT Vale nickel mine

May 18, 2022

Open letter to Elon Musk from Indonesia: NO to nickel mining for EVs!

Nickel mining, smelting and factory construction are destroying the rainforest, polluting the ocean and wrecking human livelihoods: an open letter to Elon Musk.

Amazon rainforest

May 4, 2022

2021: World loses 11.1 million hectares of tropical forest

The world lost 11.1 million hectares of tropical forest in 2021, with particularly alarming developments in Brazil and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Villagers protesting on boats against the pollution of the Aruwimi River

77,653 supporters

DR Congo: Stop the destruction by miners and loggers in Tshopo!

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is home to the second largest rainforest on Earth. Defending it is crucial to the fight against climate change and extinction.

A river flowing through the rainforest

Apr 25, 2022

More than expected: 73,300 tree species on Earth

A new study concludes that an estimated 73,300 tree species exist on Earth, with 9,200 of them still undiscovered by science.

Benzoin tree in North Sumatra (Styrax benzoin)

Apr 19, 2022

A man-made disaster: Mega-plantations in the rainforests of Sumatra

Mega-plantations are consuming millions of acres of forest and destroying the livelihoods of smallholders. A brief look at the reality of "Food Estates" in North Sumatra.

An indigenous woman adorned with a feathered crown in front of two other indigenous people

105,572 supporters

Brazil: Stop Bolsonaro's new assault on the Amazon rainforest!

Please help avert a new assault on the indigenous people and their protected areas in the Amazon. Say NO to mining and hydroelectric power plants in the rainforest!

Aerial view of the Sapara rainforest from a small plane

Apr 14, 2022

Ecuador: The Sápara people reclaim 251,503 hectares of rainforest

With the support of Rainforest Rescue, the indigenous Sápara people of Ecuador have regained ownership of their rainforest after months of legal battles.