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Norwegian government priming a ‘carbon bomb’ in Congo's rainforests? News

Norwegian government priming a ‘carbon bomb’ in Congo's rainforests?

21 June 2017

Norwegian government’s support for expansion of logging in Congo’s rainforests could prime ‘carbon bomb’

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RFUK-led coalition launches Community Forests project News

RFUK-led coalition launches Community Forests project

30 May 2017

This week in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an international coalition of NGOs led by the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) officially launched an innovative new Community Forests project.

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Young fundraiser walks 1000 miles for the rainforest Blog

Young fundraiser walks 1000 miles for the rainforest

24 May 2017

Young fundraiser Abigail greets the Gruffalo on her 1,000-mile walk for the rainforest

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VIDEO: Who protects the rainforest? Blog

VIDEO: Who protects the rainforest?

22 May 2017

As part of our Rainforest Parks & People vlog series, we asked local communities a simple question: “What does the forest mean to you?”

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New Norway-backed logging plan for DRC’s rainforest would spell environmental catastrophe Blog

New Norway-backed logging plan for DRC’s rainforest would spell environmental catastrophe

15 May 2017

The future of the world’s second largest contiguous rainforest hangs in the balance as the Congolese authorities and international donors consider a proposal to triple the area given out to commercial loggers.

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Asháninka cocoa growers sign landmark agreement News

Asháninka cocoa growers sign landmark agreement

08 May 2017

Kemito Ene, the cooperative representing hundreds of Asháninka cocoa producers in Peru, has just signed an agreement to export 90 tonnes of certified organic cocoa for the international market.

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Community forests: from theory to practice Blog

Community forests: from theory to practice

08 May 2017

What does a 'community forest' look like in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)?

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New film series explores why conservation needs people Blog

New film series explores why conservation needs people

02 May 2017

Today the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) is releasing the first of a new short film series about why, if we want to protect the world’s rainforests, local people need to be at the centre of nature conservation efforts.

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RFUK launches new interactive website on the human impacts of protected areas News

RFUK launches new interactive website on the human impacts of protected areas

02 May 2017

Drawing on publicly available information as well as RFUK’s own field research, Rainforest Parks and People features 34 protected areas across the Congo Basin.

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Well done to our 2017 runners! Blog

Well done to our 2017 runners!

01 May 2017

It took dedication, passion and months of training, but last month our London Marathon team came out to run for the rainforest, raising a staggering £14,300 as they each ran over 26 miles in support of RFUK.

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