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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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Securing forests from the bottom up: How participatory maps can support community forests in the Congo Basin Blog

Securing forests from the bottom up: How participatory maps can support community forests in the Congo Basin

30 January 2019

A new briefing by RFUK shows that the most effective way to develop community forestry starts with a genuinely participatory approach that reflects the community’s collective needs and priorities.

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RFUK’s Real-time Monitoring project expands to new communities in Africa News

RFUK’s Real-time Monitoring project expands to new communities in Africa

28 January 2019

Upwards of 100 communities across Africa will benefit from the Rainforest Foundation UK’s Real-time Monitoring (RTM) project, thanks to new support from the UK Department for International Development (DfID).

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People, parks and social justice: How community maps can help make conservation better Blog

People, parks and social justice: How community maps can help make conservation better

28 November 2018

In a new policy brief, we explore why community mapping data should be used at the outset of all planned conservation projects, and integrated into all decisions related to protected area management.

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ForestLink app helps catch illegal miners red-handed in Peru News

ForestLink app helps catch illegal miners red-handed in Peru

26 November 2018

Over the last two months, dozens of suspected illegal gold miners causing terrible environmental damage in the Peruvian Amazon were caught with the help of the ForestLink smartphone app developed by RFUK.

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Cameroon communities speak out about impacts of large rubber plantation News

Cameroon communities speak out about impacts of large rubber plantation

23 November 2018

Representatives of 21 villages affected by industrial rubber project Sudcam have denounced the impacts of the rubber plantations on their rights and livelihoods.

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Community maps can help prevent an existential threat to the world’s second largest rainforest Blog

Community maps can help prevent an existential threat to the world’s second largest rainforest

12 November 2018

One of the main reasons that so much of DRC’s forests remain officially unallocated – up to 75 million hectares – is the country’s national moratorium on new industrial logging concessions.

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How community mapping can inform better policy decisions in the Congo Basin Blog

How community mapping can inform better policy decisions in the Congo Basin

01 October 2018

RFUK has just launched a new series of thematic briefs showing how community mapping can address human rights and environmental issues across the Congo Basin. Our first instalment focused on REDD+ carbon projects.

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