Have you recently upgraded your Android smartphone? Is your old phone still working but just gathering dust in a drawer? That phone could help indigenous peoples and local communities defend their lands, report illegal logging and condemn human rights abuses. Global deforestation is gathering speed across the tropical forest belt and putting these communities’ livelihoods and rights under threat. But, all around the world communities are starting to fight back. Your phone could:
Our target is to collect at least 100 smartphones to provide to environmental human rights defenders in the DRC, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Ghana and Peru!
Please help make it possible by sending your phone to:
Rainforest Foundation Phones Appeal,
2-4 The Atelier, 17 Crouch Hill, London N4 4AP
You can also drop off your phone at the same address at any time on Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.
We're looking for phones that:
Innovative, practical, and low-cost, Rainforest Foundation UK’s ForestLink technology connects communities and law enforcement to monitor tropical forests in real-time: reducing deforestation, protecting human rights, and putting power back in the hands of those who call the forest home. Read more about how ForestLink is being used to protect rainforests at www.forestlink.org
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