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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.

Indigenous Penan people protesting in Sarawak

169,614 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.

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.

A chimpanzee in Uganda

144,157 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.

A helmeted hornbill in a tree

113,915 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.

Tree plantation in South Africa

123,924 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.

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

121,351 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.

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

134,789 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!

Poached and skinned elephant in Myanmar

176,752 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.

Rainforest in the morning mist

123,670 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.

Malayan flying lemur on Borneo

129,515 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 swathe of forest is being cleared for the superhighway

276,818 supporters

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!

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!

Bison in Poland’s Białowieża Forest

168,260 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.

Rainforest clearing, Total logo

162,633 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.

Nasako Besingi - Jailed for opposing Palm oil

113,511 supporters

Cameroon: release forest defender Nasako Besingi NOW!

Police and soldiers in Cameroon arrested forest activist Nasako Besingi in an early-morning raid. He has not been seen since. Demand his immediate release.

Poached elephant in Virunga National Park

364,016 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!

2 orangutans eating fruit

192,927 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.

A bee on a flower

222,976 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!

Western chimpanzee

107,690 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.

An elephant calf in Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia

205,556 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!

A pair of lions

153,870 supporters

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.

Odey Oyama in front of a pineapple plantation

120,601 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.

Two owls sitting on a branch

Jul 7, 2017

Harry Potter and Indonesia's owls

Is Harry Potter to blame for the suffering of thousands of owls on Indonesian bird markets? Two Oxford Brookes University researchers are convinced of it.