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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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International workshop on community-based real-time forest monitoring takes place in Cameroon Blog

International workshop on community-based real-time forest monitoring takes place in Cameroon

11 April 2017

In February, 20 participants from all three countries came together for the first time to share lessons and discuss strategies for scaling up the RTM project.

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DRC: National roundtable sets the stage for a new era of community forestry News

DRC: National roundtable sets the stage for a new era of community forestry

28 February 2017

A third national Roundtable on Community Forestry took place this month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing together 90 stakeholders from across Congolese society.

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In a new political reality, Britain needs to stay engaged with the world’s forests Blog

In a new political reality, Britain needs to stay engaged with the world’s forests

07 February 2017

Britain’s leaders have much to wrestle with in the coming months and years in what they hope will be the formation of a newly ‘independent’ and self-determining nation...

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Meet Our Wonderful London Marathon Runners! Blog

Meet Our Wonderful London Marathon Runners!

07 February 2017

We have an amazing team of runners for this year's Virgin Money London Marathon - meet them in our latest blog post.

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