Turn your old smartphone into a rainforest protection tool!
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:
All we need is your old smartphone and charger (in a box if possible). We ask that you kindly factory reset your phone and, if possible, make sure it is unlocked.
We will make sure they get to the front line where they’re needed most.
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 us to make it possible.
Please send your phone to:
Rainforest Foundation Phones Appeal,
2-4 The Atelier, 17 Crouch Hill, London N4 4AP
You can also drop off you phone at the same address at any time on Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.
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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