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.
Last chance to save the Ekuri people’s rainforest in Nigeria!
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 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.
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.
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!
Ban trophy hunting – save the lions!
Africa is losing its lions: habitat loss and trophy hunting have decimated them by 90 percent in only 40 years. Speak out for better protection for the iconic big cats.
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.
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.
Half of all species facing extinction
The worldwide loss of biodiversity is accelerating at an alarming rate. Half of all species could disappear by the end of this century.
Tell Burger King to get deforestation out of its supply chain!
Overwhelming evidence indicates that the cattle for Burger King's beef are fed with soy stemming from deforestation. Tell the fast-food giant to clean up its supply chain.
Stop trashing the habitat of more than 1,000 orangutans!
A timber company is draining the Sungai Putri peat swamp forest in West Kalimantan. Tell Indonesia to put solid protection in place for peatland orangutan habitat.
Help the Ekuri people of Nigeria defend their rainforest
Nigeria’s Cross River State wants to ram a superhighway through the community forest of the indigenous Ekuri. Please support the struggle to save their home.
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.