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Here is a selection of projects that are making a real difference on the ground.

Ekuri people protesting the "superhighway" project

Nigeria

Help the Ekuri people of Nigeria defend their rainforest

The bulldozers are waiting and a potentially disastrous superhighway project is on hold for now. The indigenous people of Nigeria’s Cross River State are fighting for their community forest. They are in it for the long haul, and they need all the support they can get.

Orangutans in Tanjung Puting, Indonesia

Indonesia

Planting trees for orangutans

Indonesian environmentalist Basuki Bude Santoso has planted thousands of trees in his lifetime. For a number of years, he has been working to reforest orangutan habitat destroyed by plantation companies – including 80 hectares of land deep in Tanjung Puting National Park.

Aerial photo of islands in the Palawan region

Philippines

Urgent: Palawan’s activists need our help

The situation on the Philippine island of Palawan is deteriorating: those openly opposed to the destruction of valuable ecosystems for plantations are receiving death threats. Yet the people are determined to stand up against land grabbing by agribusiness firms being backed by the government. Please help them to protect Palawan’s forests.

A chimpanzee in Liberia

Liberia

Creating a new national park for Liberia’s endangered chimpanzees

We need your support for an exciting project: together with the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation, we are working to establish a new national park in Liberia's Gbi Forest. Our goal is to stake out at least 100,000 hectares as protected habitat for chimpanzees, pygmy hippos and forest elephants.

Indigenous man in Kelantan rainforest

Malaysia

Help indigenous people assert their land rights

Indigenous people in western Malaysia are setting up roadblocks, gathering video evidence against loggers and plantation companies, and using GPS devices to chart their ancestral land and assert their land rights.

Veterinarian Karmele Llano

Indonesia

Borneo: orangutan rescuers need our support

On a typical day, veterinarians of International Animal Rescue (IAR) make their way through choking smoke, weighed down with medical supplies, a safety net, animal carrier and face masks. They are called out almost daily to rescue orangutans and other animals trapped by forest fires and attend to their medical needs.

Activists of Frente patriótico in the forest

Peru

Peru: buying rainforest for a protected area

A cacao corporation is currently clearing rainforest land in the middle of the Peruvian Amazon for a vast industrial plantation – against the will of local villagers. They want to rescue their environment and urgently need our support to buy rainforest land for a protected area. Let's help them keep the land out of the hands of the cacao barons.

Orangutan in a tree in the rainforest

Indonesia

Borneo: environmentalists need our support

“The current trend of converting rainforest into palm oil plantations is devastating our country. Our people cannot provide for themselves any longer; endangered species such as the orangutans are doomed to die.” Our Partner Nordin asks for financial support to realize his action plan to save Indonesia's nature.

A Buddhist monk in Areng Valley, Cambodia

Cambodia

Cambodia: support the defenders of Areng Valley

Areng Valley, a remote region in southwestern Cambodia, is home to an ancient forest and numerous rare animal species. However, a planned hydroelectric dam threatens to flood the entire valley. The indigenous people of the valley and Buddhist monks are standing firm against the hydropower company and need our support.

Virunga ranger takes a gorilla baby in his arms

Congo - Kinshasa

Oil company threatens gorilla forest

Virunga National Park is the home of many rare animals. It is best known for the 380 mountain gorillas living in the thicket of the montane rainforests. The park rangers are now lacking the financial resources they need for their dangerous work. Please contribute to support the rangers and the gorillas in Virunga National Park.

Planted mangroves

Philippines

Philippines: mangrove reforestation

On the Philippine island of Samal in Davao Gulf, fishermen and students are planting thousands of mangrove seedlings financed by our donations. Mangrove forests are highly diverse coastal ecosystems that that play a crucial role as a nursery for marine life, thus ensuring bountiful fishing in the future.