Brazil: monkeys can breathe easier
Thanks to an international outcry, Netflix is no longer spreading false information about yellow fever and howler monkeys that prompted the wholesale killing of monkeys.
Guinea: 4,000 chimps safe in new national park
Guinea is establishing a protected area for about 4,000 chimpanzees. Moyen-Bafing National Park will cover 6,426 square kilometers.
Palm oil jet fuel stopped!
The plans of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to use millions of tons of palm oil as “green” jet fuel have been thwarted for now.
47,000 km² Amazon rainforest reserve safe!
Facing furious protests, Brazilian President Temer retracted his decree abolishing the protection of a swathe of Amazon rainforest the size of Denmark.
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 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!
Nigeria: governor partly repeals Ekuri Forest land grab
The struggle of the Ekuri people is paying off: the governor of Nigeria's Cross River state is returning 5,200 square km of rainforest land to the community.
Hydropower projects in Balkan lynx habitat canceled
The Balkan lynx can breathe easier: Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia is safe after international banks axed two potentially disastrous hydropower projects.