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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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A forest elephant and calf standing in a river

69,245 supporters

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.

Aerial view of the tropical island Saona with coconut palms and turquoise Caribbean sea

Sep 29, 2020

Dominican Republic: activists prevent luxury resort in protected area

A coalition of environmental organizations in the Dominican Republic successfully prevented the construction of a luxury resort bordering Cotubanamá National Park.

Fire in Amazonia

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay

EU-Mercosur free trade: fueling the (forest) fire

A free trade agreement between the EU and the South American Mercosur alliance is a threat to humans, nature and the climate. But it’s not too late to stop it.

Waves wash over a beach on Koh Kong Island, Cambodia

82,122 supporters

Cambodia: Save Koh Kong Island!

Cambodia’s largest island is virtually untouched, but now “development” is looming. Please support our Cambodian partners' call to make Koh Kong a national park.

Freedom for Effendi Buhing! Montage

Indonesia

Indigenous people behind bars, smooth sailing for palm oil industry

In Kinipan, Borneo, the police arrested six indigenous men, including their traditional leader Effendi Buhing, for protesting against land grabbing and deforestation.

Gorilla in Ebo Forest, Cameroon

166,864 supporters

Cameroon’s Ebo Forest needs ironclad protection!

Cameroon’s Ebo rainforest harbors breathtaking biodiversity. It's time to put ironclad protection for the forest in place.

Indigenous Suku Anak Dalam with Feri Irawan in Jambi, Sumatra

Indonesia

Coal road to slash through Sumatra’s protected Hutan Harapan forest

Indonesia has authorized a road through the protected Hutan Harapan forest. Transporting coal apparently takes priority over protecting nature and the climate.

Matek surveying a forest

Malaysia

Covid lockdown not stopping Matek’s conservation work

While the world focuses on Covid-19, nature is being left wide open to exploitation. Activists like Matek Geram are going the extra mile to protect the rainforests.

DNA in the forest

124,845 supporters

NO to genetic engineering in our forests!

The US biotech industry is plotting a massive, irreversible experiment with an unknown outcome. We can’t let this go ahead – say NO to Frankentrees in our forests!

Women planting upland rice

108,905 supporters

Keep plantations out of Palawan Forest!

Palawan's unique biodiversity and indigenous territories are irreplaceable! Tell the government to stop the expansion of industrial plantations.

Portrait of Reinhard Behrend

Jun 8, 2020

Rest in peace, Rainforest Rescue founder Reinhard Behrend

Reinhard Behrend passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020. The driving force behind Rainforest Rescue, he dedicated his life to the preservation of nature.

Anti-mining march in Esquel, Argentina, May 4, 2020

Jun 2, 2020

Global solidarity with communities, indigenous peoples and workers at risk from mining pandemic profiteers

A new analysis supported by over 300 organizations condemns the four main ways in which multinational mining companies are profiting from the COVID-19 pandemic.