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“Days of Fire” ravage Amazonia
Fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest as never before. President Bolsonaro has been emboldening Brazil’s corporate arsonists.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
Stop Cargill, the “worst company in the world”
The “worst company in the world” is Cargill, an agribusiness giant responsible for environmental destruction and human rights violations on a massive scale.
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.
Ban the ivory trade – NOW!
Tons of illegal ivory are being laundered in Europe thanks to the EU’s ivory trade loopholes. Tell the EU to kill the trade – before the trade kills the last elephants!
URGENT: Bring the killers of Joël Imbangola Lunea to justice!
Environmental and human rights activist Mr. Joël Imbangola Lunea was beaten to death by a security guard of a palm oil company in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Stop palm oil and soy biofuels NOW!
An increasing share of Europe's palm and soy oil imports is being added to diesel fuel. Speak out against the destruction of rainforests for “green” biofuels!
Keep loggers out of Selous Game Reserve!
Tanzanian President John Magufuli wants to clear 1,500 square kilometers of forest and savannah in a paradise for Africa’s iconic wildlife.
UN: extinction crisis endangers us all
The current mass extinction threatens the future of humanity. Unless we take drastic action, one million species could soon vanish.
Malaysia: slashing Sarawak’s forests for palm oil
Cutting down timber worth $10 million without a permit? It's not an unusual occurrence in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.
Indonesian police protects oil palms with guns drawn
Indonesian police is “protecting” oil palms with weapons drawn, taking brutal action against locals who want to preserve Batu Gadur forest.
Save Malaysia's sea turtles!
Speak out for sea turtles! Please help protect marine biodiversity and Penang’s fishermen! Please sign our petition to the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Stop torturing elephants for the tourism industry!
In India and other Asian countries, elephants experience horrific abuse in the name of entertainment. Speak out for an end to cruelty to animals in the tourism industry!