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Giraffes in South Africa

Tanzania, Uganda

Speaking out makes a difference: investors shun TotalEnergies’ oil pipeline

Fossil fuel giant TotalEnergies is having problems finding banks and insurance companies for its planned EACOP oil pipeline project in eastern Africa.

Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest, river landscape

Brazil

Bolsonaro voted out – but is the Amazon rainforest safe?

“We're relieved, even though Bolsonaro left Brazil divided. Now is the time to calm down, the fight goes on. It's a victory of democracy over fascism”

Men loading timber onto a truck

Nigeria

“Vanishing Forests” study names those responsible for deforestation

A study by Nigerian environmentalists analyzes the causes and names those responsible for deforestation in Nigeria’s Cross River state.

A colorful mural of plants and an indigenous woman on the walls of a small building with the inscription: “Let’s defend the water without fear”

54,397 supporters

Ecuador: Stop the mining industry’s violence against women!

Alba Bermeo Puin was five months pregnant when she and her unborn child were killed on October 22 by gunmen linked to gold miners.

A smiling man at the helm of a small boat points toward the rainforest

94,789 supporters

NO to logging along the Ulu Lioh and Ulu Lijan rivers!

Rainforests on Borneo play a crucial role in the battle against climate change. The indigenous Iban people are fighting to keep loggers out of their forests.

Penan in Sarawak

Malaysia

Sarawak: Palm oil project off the table for good

The threat to Gunung Mulu National Park in Malaysia from the palm oil industry has finally been averted – a great success for the indigenous peoples living there.

Traditional chiefs in Lokutu, DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo: Soldiers terrorize villagers, driving them into the forest

Fearing arbitrary arrests and violence, numerous villagers have fled into the forest on the outskirts of PHC’s oil palm plantations.

Children in the fishing village of Vishumbi, Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DR Congo: “We’ll keep our forests, you keep your dollars!”

According to a Greenpeace report backed by Rainforest Rescue, a majority of rural people in DR Congo oppose the sellout of the forests for oil exploration.

Slash and burn in Brazil

137,254 supporters

Stop the torching of the Amazon rainforest!

The deforestation and fires that are destroying the Amazon rainforest are a threat to the entire planet. Please sign our petition.

Villagers protesting on boats against the pollution of the Aruwimi River

103,916 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.

Balsa wood in a wind turbine rotor blade

65,220 supporters

Don’t plunder the rainforest for wind energy!

The use of huge quantities of tropical balsa wood by the wind power industry is leading to overexploitation and social conflicts in the rainforests of Ecuador.

Murchison Falls, Uganda

Tanzania, Uganda

EU Parliament condemns oil production in Africa

In a resolution, the European Parliament warned against the devastating consequences of the projects for the environment and the climate.

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