The Rainforest Foundation UK and three leading Congolese human rights organisations are calling for an investigation into a new case of extrajudicial killing of a man by ‘eco-guards’ in Republic of Congo.
Environmental charities call on DRC government to halt plans to open up the world’s second largest rainforest to loggers
Over 50 charities call on the international community urgently to intervene to help protect the vast rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Two of the concessions overlap with a recently discovered carbon-rich peatland deposit covering 145,000 km².
More than a dozen environmental NGOs have written to the World Bank to call for the suspension of its flagship programme to reduce emissions from tropical deforestation and degradation.
Protected areas are having a devastating impact on the rights and livelihoods of forest communities in Africa’s Republic of Congo, a report published today by the Rainforest Foundation UK, reveals.
Around 90 participants travelled to Mbandaka in north western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in September to take part in the first ever provincial Roundtable on Community Forestry.
Real time alerts from rainforest monitors are now helping law enforcement take action against illegal logging
An area of rainforest the size of Italy is at risk of being cut down by loggers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
The government of Norway is today accused by RFUK of encouraging impunity for serious wrong-doing, by failing to insist that illegal logging concessions in the Democratic Republic of Congo are immediately terminated.
Norwegian government’s support for expansion of logging in Congo’s rainforests could prime ‘carbon bomb’
This week in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an international coalition of NGOs led by the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) officially launched an innovative new Community Forests project.