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.
England’s world cup team have been challenged to a football game by one of Brazil’s largest and fiercest native Amazonian people, the Kayapó.
Press Release - Indigenous partner of RFFUK in the Peruvian Amazon awarded prestigious international environmental prize
An indigenous leader and long-term partner of The Rainforest Foundation UK, (RFUK), in the Peruvian Amazon is to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize at a ceremony in San Francisco this evening.
The Asháninka cocoa and coffee association Kemito Ene (cocoa of the Ene River) which represents 200 Asháninka farmers achieved a production of 18 tonnes of cocoa during 2013 – seven tonnes more than the previous year.
Representatives from civil society organisations, the Ministry of Forests and Wildlife (Cameroon) and the Ministry of Water and Forests (Gabon and Central African Republic) have learnt how mapping methodologies and related GIS can support national policy.
Workshop was an "expression of our vision of participatory management of natural resources in Gabon" - Brainforest
Indigenous and forest peoples from the Gabonese rainforest joined civil society organisations, the new Gabonese Ministry of Forests and the Environment and Protection of Natural Resources at a national workshop in Libreville.