Keep Liberia’s illegal timber out of the EU!
Tell the EU that buying from Liberia's deeply corrupt timber industry is bad for the country's development and worse for its rainforest.
Help indigenous people assert their land rights
Indigenous people in western Malaysia are gathering video evidence against loggers and plantation companies and using GPS gear to chart and protect their ancestral land.
Toxins in palm oil: EU planning limits
The European Commission is considering regulations to limit levels of genotoxic and carcinogenic contaminants occurring in products containing palm oil.
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.
Life on Earth originated around 4 billion years ago. While it initially existed only in the oceans, it later spread to the land and atmosphere. Since then, an unfathomable number of species have evolved, around half of which are insects. Numerous plant and animal species have yet to be documented, and many new ones are being discovered every day.
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.
Keep roads out of Sabah's elephant forest!
More than 350 pygmy elephants still live along the Kinabatangan river. Road construction and poachers are pushing into their dwindling habitat.
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.
Stop logging the Temiar people’s ancestral forest!
Loggers are destroying precious forests in Malaysia’s Kelantan province. Speak out for the indigenous Temiar people who are resisting the looting of their ancestral home.
Kellogg’s, Nestlé, Unilever: NO to child labor for palm oil!
The palm oil industry not only destroys rainforests, it systematically exploits its workers with child labor, forced labor and other human rights violations.
The last Sumatran elephants need your voice!
Some of the last Sumatran elephants roam the forests of Sepintun, a habitat that urgently needs to be protected from the threat of industrial plantations.
Hydropower projects in Balkan lynx habitat cancelled
The Balkan lynx can breathe easier: Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia is safe after international banks axed two potentially disastrous hydropower projects.
Laying the groundwork for a national park: researchers chart chimpanzee forest
Until now, little was known about Gbi Forest. Following the initial charting expedition, members of the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation are now studying its biodiversity.