Introducing Kerry Lemon July 18, 2024 By Louise Cordery Introducing “Lands in the Right Hands”: An Immersive Art Experience with Kerry Lemon This 5 September, Rainforest Foundation UK is taking a bold, creative leap. We’re blending the worlds of immersive art and environmental activism to bring the rainforest to you in a whole new way. … Read more

RFUK publishes new guidelines for Indigenous Peoples and local communities faced with carbon market projects 18 June 2024 Amid a surge in demand for forest land in the Congo Basin for carbon offset projects, RFUK has launched a new set of guidelines to help impacted local communities to better understand these projects and how to … Read more

New guidelines for Indigenous Peoples and local communities faced with carbon market projects in the Congo Basin in French.

Making the case for community-led forest protection at the Congo Basin Forest Partnership meeting 13 June 2024 Last week in Kinshasa, APEM, CAD and other RFUK partners participated in the 20th meeting of the parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, the foremost gathering of actors concerned with the protection and management of the world’s … Read more

Savouring the Success of Small Cocoa Producers in Peru 30 May 2024 During a recent visit to the fifth edition of the Biodiversity Fair organised by the Peruvian Ministry of Environment, Rainforest Foundation UK’s Peru Coordinator, Daniela Velit, had the opportunity to catch up in Lima with Felixto Cabanillas, the president of our partner, Kemito … Read more

New report sets out non-market alternatives to flawed forest carbon markets 29 May 2024 We are delighted to share ‘Beyond Offsets: People and Planet-Centred Responses to the Climate and Biodiversity Crisis’, a new report by Fern, Forest Peoples Programme and Rainforest Foundation UK that sets out alternatives to flawed voluntary carbon markets. Authored by David Young … Read more

A report by Fern, Forest Peoples Programme and Rainforest Foundation UK that sets out alternatives to flawed voluntary carbon and biodiversity markets.  

Map story: climate impacts and community resilience along the Congo River May 23, 2024 RFUK is pleased to announce the release of our latest immersive interactive map story titled ‘A Journey Up the Congo River’. This powerful digital storytelling experience follows RFUK Executive Director, Joe Eisen, and Forest Campaigner, Vittoria Moretti, as they travel along … Read more

MASS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AGAINST INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY IN EQUATEUR PROVINCE, DRC 22 May 2024 Mbandaka, DRC Rainforest Foundation UK and APEM strongly condemn the systematic and grave human rights violations reportedly committed by agents of the police and against members of the Indigenous Pygmy People community in the community forestry concession (CFCL) of Lokolama, in … Read more

UNVEILING OUR 2023 ANNUAL REVIEW: A YEAR OF GROWTH AND ACHIEVEMENT May 21, 2024 We are pleased to publish our 2023 Annual Review. In this latest edition, we reflect on RFUK’s 35 years of promoting a simple yet powerful idea – that we need to entrust the protection of tropical forests to the Indigenous and … Read more