Aerial view of the tropical island Saona with coconut palms and turquoise Caribbean sea

Sep 29, 2020

Dominican Republic: activists prevent luxury resort in protected area

A coalition of environmental organizations in the Dominican Republic successfully prevented the construction of a luxury resort bordering Cotubanamá National Park.

Gorilla in Ebo Forest, Cameroon

Aug 13, 2020

Cameroon suspends logging plans in Ebo Forest!

Cameroon has put its decision to open Ebo Forest for logging on ice – local communities and wildlife can breathe easier – Rainforest Rescue’s petition remains active

Bison

Feb 26, 2020

Protest kills tar sands mine!

A massive tar sands mine project in Canada has been abandoned.The project became unfeasible because of resistance against it and the debate about climate protection.

Penan and Berawan people resisting logging in Mulu forest, Sarawak, Malaysia

Sep 4, 2019

Protests save UNESCO World Heritage forest

Staunch resistance by indigenous communities in Malaysia saved Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from destruction by a palm oil company.

Hippo in Lake Naivasha

Jun 28, 2019

Hippo “cull” in Zambia canceled!

2,000 hippos in Zambia are safe! Local and international pressure prompted the Zambian government to call off the planned “cull”.

Two pygmy elephants in Sabah

Apr 15, 2019

Sabah chief minister renounces deforestation for highways

The chief minister of the Malaysian state of Sabah has called for the preservation of forests by expanding existing roads for the Pan Borneo Highway.

Deforestation

Feb 5, 2019

Finally, a cocoa plan – time to act!

We’re a big step closer to chocolate without a guilty conscience – Germany finally wants to act against child labor and deforestation in the cocoa industry.

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