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Keeping Up With The Defenders

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...

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...

The Time To Act Is Now

Dear Friends, Yesterday, many of us sat back in shock, realizing that we now had a president-elect that categorically denies the existence of climate change and has expressed willingness to trample on the rights of citizens around the world.  Today, the time for...

Reducing Beef Consumption Helps the Rainforest

Here at the Rainforest Foundation some of us are vegan, some vegetarian and some committed omnivores. But on World Vegan Day we can all agree: reducing your consumption of animal products--especially beef--can go a long way to helping the rainforest. Why change your...