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Keeping Up With The Defender

News and notes from the forest

Guyana: Region 7 Land Conference

Over 400 Akawaio and Arecuna men and women met for a land conference on February 28 – March 2, in the village of Phillipai on the Kukui River in Guyana.  The gathering proved to be the largest such meeting in recent times, and focused on land rights for indigenous...

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Fighting Illegal Logging

When the Rainforest Foundation began working with indigenous communities, investigating deforestation required indigenous activists to go on what could be long and dangerous expeditions. Community members might travel through dense forests on foot, to check if their...

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Letters To The Revolution

Donald Trump's appointment of climate-change skeptics and deniers to key posts will have an undeniable impact on our environment and our future. While not as strong as they have needed to be, current U.S. commitments to curbing climate change will most likely dwindle...

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Buying From Amazon (and others) to Protect the Amazon!

How AmazonSmile works? And why you should make all your purchases through smile.amazon.com? AmazonSmile is a wonderful program where the price, product and shipping process are exactly the same as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of...

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