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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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Koala mother and cub

Nov 24, 2017

More than 200,000 call for end to deforestation in Queensland

More than 200,000 people have signed petitions calling for the end of deforestation in Queensland, the single greatest animal welfare crisis in the state.

Illustration: a car chewing its way through the rainforest

156,516 supporters

Tell the EU to drop biofuels!

Biofuels containing palm oil are a serious threat to rainforests. The EU is currently reviewing its biofuels policy, and now is the time to speak out for a ban.

Nigeria, Cross River State

311,531 supporters

Nigeria: we will defend our Mother Earth!

Trees reach for the sky in one of the last rainforests in Nigeria. The forest – home to the Ekuri – is about to be destroyed. The Ekuri need support – please sign!

A woman is sitting in the water in a bay lined with rocks and a sandy beach

87,984 supporters

Sulawesi: stop dredging paradise for concrete!

Vast quantities of sand are being mined illegally near Palu and in Donggala district on Sulawesi for concrete and land reclamation. Our partner JATAM is sounding the alarm.

Construction machinery

125,144 supporters

Keep loggers and the palm oil industry out of the Peruvian Amazon!

An illegal road – a gateway for loggers and palm oil companies – threatens 100,000 hectares of Peruvian Amazon rainforest.

Trucks smuggle illegal timber into Vietnam.

109,344 supporters

An EU seal for illegal timber from Vietnam? NO!

Illegal timber from Southeast Asia – laundered with an EU seal of approval? The EU is preparing a trade deal on tropical timber with Vietnam, a hotbed of timber trafficking.

Two chimpanzees

Nov 2, 2017

Guinea: 4,000 chimps can breathe easier in new national park

Guinea is establishing a protected area for about 4,000 chimpanzees. Moyen-Bafing National Park will cover 6,426 square kilometers.

Photomontage: rainforest clearing and Mars logo

109,140 supporters

Get cocoa plantations out of Côte d’Ivoire’s national parks!

Côte d’Ivoire’s last remaining patches of rainforest are being destroyed for cocoa plantations. Tell Mars and other producers to get the rainforest out of our chocolate!

Koala on tree

145,393 supporters

Australia: save the koalas’ forest!

Australia’s koalas need help: the loosening of environmental laws has led to a surge in land clearing and habitat destruction. The rampant deforestation needs to stop NOW.

Green turtle

135,442 supporters

Stop Trump's assault on US National Monuments!

President Trump wants to shrink National Monuments and open them for mining and oil drilling. Tell Trump to keep his hands off of America’s priceless natural heritage.

Logger with chainsaw and rosewood logs in Nigeria

105,080 supporters

Stamp out the illegal rosewood trade!

10,000 containers of illegal rosewood worth $300 million have made their way to China from Nigeria. It's time to prosecute the criminals behind timber trafficking.

transgenic soy plantation

266,645 supporters

Tell the EU to ban Monsanto’s glyphosate!

Glyphosate, the world’s best-selling herbicide, is slowly poisoning the environment and our food supply. Tell the EU and its member states to ban glyphosate in Europe.

A chimpanzee in Uganda

150,360 supporters

Stop the sugar industry's assault on Uganda's chimpanzee forest!

Bugoma Forest Reserve is home to 500 chimpanzees, but their habitat is being cleared for a sugar plantation. Tell the Ugandan government to step in and stop the destruction.

Indigenous Penan people protesting in Sarawak

177,366 supporters

Don’t sacrifice our rainforest for the Olympics!

Tropical plywood from the forest of the Penan people – in all likelihood from illegally felled trees – is being used to build facilities for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Tree plantation in South Africa

130,333 supporters

Stop genetically engineered trees!

ArborGen, a U.S.-based biotech lab, is seeking USDA approval for its freeze-resistant GE eucalyptus trees. Please tell the USDA to turn down ArborGen’s application.

Protest banner on a river in the Bolivian rainforest: the slogan “Resistance Means Dignity” stands next to the Bolivian flag.

126,459 supporters

Block a highway of destruction through the Bolivian Amazon!

The Bolivian government wants to build a road through TIPNIS national park. The consequences for the rainforest and its inhabitants would be catastrophic.

An indigenous man wearing feathers and a painted face standing in the forest with a blowpipe

134,449 supporters

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.

A huge tree is pulled with a skidder in a tropical rainforest in Central Africa

141,713 supporters

Rainforest to be felled with Norwegian money? Stop it!

No money for the tropical timber industry! Cancel all logging concessions! Protect the rainforests and their inhabitants!

Photomontage: an aircraft engine in front of a torched rainforest

Oct 17, 2017

Palm oil jet fuel stopped!

The plans of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to use millions of tons of palm oil as “green” jet fuel have been thwarted for now.

Poached elephant in Virunga National Park

370,133 supporters

Tell the EU to 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!

Poached and skinned elephant in Myanmar

190,534 supporters

Elephant skin for Chinese “medicine”? Stop the killing in Myanmar!

Stop the poaching of Asia’s elephants for Chinese “medicine”: elephant-skin ointments to treat eczema, acne and digestive problems.

Malayan flying lemur on Borneo

139,004 supporters

Unilever: stop destroying mangroves for convenience food!

Stop PT Sintang Raya from destroying precious mangroves and peatlands to produce palm oil for Wilmar, Unilever’s main supplier.

A helmeted hornbill in a tree

124,542 supporters

Hands off the helmeted hornbill!

The helmeted hornbill is being poached to extinction: the “red ivory” of its beak commands top prices in China. Poachers are killing these majestic birds by the hundreds.

Aerial view: clearing forest for Korindo oil palm plantations in Papua

128,926 supporters

Samsung, get out of Papua’s rainforests!

Smartphones are not the only things going up in flames in Samsung's business empire: the group recently invested in a palm oil company that is torching Papua’s rainforests.

Rainforest in the morning mist

137,362 supporters

Stop the destruction of 47,000 km² of Amazon rainforest!

Brazil’s beleaguered President Temer wants to open a vast area of protected rainforest to deforestation by his cronies in mining and industrial agriculture.

Bison in Poland’s Białowieża Forest

176,765 supporters

Save Białowieża, Poland’s last primeval forest!

There is nothing quite like Białowieża: one of Europe’s last primeval forests, it is a treasure trove of biodiversity – but now loggers are firing up their chainsaws.

2 orangutans eating fruit

198,721 supporters

Stop trashing the habitat of more than 1,000 orangutans!

The peat swamp forests of Sungai Putri are one of the last sanctuaries for Borneo’s orangutans. Tell Indonesia to rigorously protect peatland orangutan habitat.

An elephant calf in Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia

210,381 supporters

Protect Leuser's iconic wildlife!

Leuser Ecosystem on Sumatra is the last place on Earth where orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos share a habitat. Tell the government of Aceh to protect Leuser now!

Rainforest in the mist with superimposed SAVED stamp

Sep 27, 2017

47,000 km² Amazon rainforest reserve safe!

Facing furious protests, Brazilian President Temer retracted his decree abolishing the protection of a swathe of Amazon rainforest the size of Denmark.

Rainforest clearing, Total logo

169,871 supporters

Trashing rainforest for biofuel? A TOTAL disaster!

Please help stop Total’s planned biofuel refinery. The plant, which is designed to process palm oil, is a threat to the rainforests and their inhabitants.

Western chimpanzee

118,060 supporters

A cry for help from West Africa: save us from extinction!

The future looks grim for the critically endangered western chimpanzee. Please speak out for stronger protection for some of our closest kin.

Crop duster aircraft spraying chemicals on a soy field

Mar 17, 2017

EU: glyphosate causes serious eye damage and is toxic to aquatic life

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has not classified glyphosate as a carcinogen. The substance does cause serious eye damage and is toxic to aquatic life, however.

Odey Oyama in front of a pineapple plantation

126,741 supporters

Stop destroying our national park: no IFC investment in Dangote!

Dangote, an industrial conglomerate, is clearing Nigeria’s last rainforests to plant pineapple. Please tell the IFC to withhold financing for the project.

A bee on a flower

230,585 supporters

Red alert for bees: ban neonic pesticides in Europe

Tell the EU Member States to ban neonicotinoid pesticides – it’s time to end European farmers’ chemical warfare against nature!

Humboldt penguins

Aug 25, 2017

Chile protects Humboldt penguins, drops iron mine and loading port project

Thanks to the hard work of local activists and your signatures, the Chilean government rejected an iron mine project that would have seriously threatened Humboldt penguins.

Chimpanzee in Liberia

Aug 24, 2017

A national park for chimpanzees – thanks to your support!

Great news from Africa: Liberia recently proclaimed the new Grebo-Krahn National Park for wild chimpanzees – a project partly funded by your donations!