Keep oil palm plantations out of this forest!
Investors wanting to clear Cameroon’s rainforest for oil palm plantations are meeting fierce resistance from local people. Tell the government to scrap the project.
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!
Stop trashing the rainforest for Nespresso coffee pods!
Aluminum coffee pods are a scourge on the planet. Tell Nespresso and other companies to stop this pointless waste of resources and take them off the market.
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.
The trees are bleeding: stop the loggers NOW!
Criminals are plundering West Africa for rosewood for faux-antique Chinese luxury furniture. Tell the Nigerian government to ban rosewood exports before it’s all gone!
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.
Our successes, thanks to your support!
Does our work make a difference? Absolutely! International awareness has a major impact on the struggles of our partners on the ground.
Brazil: environmentalists stop dam on the Tapajós river
The tenacity of the indigenous Mundurukú and a wave of international support paid off in the end: the Tapajós megadam project has been scrapped.
Nigerian conservationist receiving death threats – speak out for his safety!
Nigerian environmentalist Odey Oyama is receiving death threats for his opposition to Big Palm Oil and the planned Cross River superhighway.
A wave of protest saves EU nature conservation laws
The EU Birds and Habitats Directives are safe: a wave of grassroots action across Europe prompted the EU to drop its plans to weaken these key nature laws.