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Central Africa’s rainforests and people suffering from the expansion of palm oil and rubber plantations News

Central Africa’s rainforests and people suffering from the expansion of palm oil and rubber plantations

01 May 2019

Industrial palm oil and rubber plantations in Africa’s Congo Basin continue to disrespect human rights and destroy large swathes of rainforests.

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WWF’s ‘review’ of alleged murders, rape, torture and expulsion condemned by human rights organisations as ‘not credible’ News

WWF’s ‘review’ of alleged murders, rape, torture and expulsion condemned by human rights organisations as ‘not credible’

09 April 2019

Environmental and human rights organisations say that WWF's intended ‘review’ following widespread reporting of abuse of local people linked to some of its projects is wholly inadequate and needs to be reconsidered.

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RFUK CALLS ON WWF TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE DETAILS OF INVESTIGATION INTO HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES News

RFUK CALLS ON WWF TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE DETAILS OF INVESTIGATION INTO HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

01 April 2019

RFUK believes the victims, their families and the public have the right to know the findings of this investigation and calls on WWF and ICCN to immediately make a public statement and an apology to the victims.

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RFUK withdraws from forests coalition in wake of allegations against WWF News

RFUK withdraws from forests coalition in wake of allegations against WWF

29 March 2019

The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) has decided to withdraw its membership of the UK Forest Coalition, with immediate effect, following recent investigations.

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Female perspectives on forest monitoring in Cameroon, DR Congo and Ghana Blog

Female perspectives on forest monitoring in Cameroon, DR Congo and Ghana

08 March 2019

We asked some of the women taking part in RFUK’s Real-Time Monitoring (RTM) project for their perspectives on the project as well as the challenges facing their communities.

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European Commission called on to conduct urgent review of its funding to conservation programmes in Central Africa News

European Commission called on to conduct urgent review of its funding to conservation programmes in Central Africa

08 March 2019

The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) has today called on the European Commission (EC) to conduct an immediate investigation into its funding for conservation projects in Africa's Congo Basin forests.

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Widespread human rights abuses in Africa’s largest forest park News

Widespread human rights abuses in Africa’s largest forest park

06 March 2019

Rainforest Foundation UK calls on conservation organisations and international donors to take urgent action to prevent further harm to local communities

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Raising funds for the rainforest from Coast to Coast Blog

Raising funds for the rainforest from Coast to Coast

19 February 2019

Guest blog by RFUK supporter David Morgan

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Running for the rainforest: Tips from RFUK’s 2018 London Marathon team Blog

Running for the rainforest: Tips from RFUK’s 2018 London Marathon team

15 February 2019

The Rainforest Foundation UK is proud to have 8 runners fundraising for us this year. To help them on their journey, we asked some of our previous runners for their own tips and reflections.

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Video: Unleashing the potential of community forests in DR Congo News

Video: Unleashing the potential of community forests in DR Congo

31 January 2019

Today, the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) has launched a new short film on its community forests project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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