Our work is vital to the future of the world's rainforests

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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.

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DRC government reinstates illegal logging concessions, breaching its own moratorium

Two of the concessions overlap with a recently discovered carbon-rich peatland deposit covering 145,000 km².

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Failing Forests: The World Bank’s flagship REDD+ programme ten years on

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.

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Update from the Field

RFUK staffer Georges-Thierry Handja (pictured centre) has just finished training sixteen Cameroonians who will join our team as we start to map areas of rainforest under imminent threat from palm oil companies, logging and road-building.

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