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Major Logging Concession in Borneo Overturned to Provide Refuge for Endangered Species

Jan 20, 2017

On January 18, a major logging concession of 34,414 acres in Sabah, Borneo was overturned and the land permanently protected through its designation as a forest reserve. This vital habitat for Critically Endangered Bornean Orangutans and…

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Amphibian Conservation Team Recognized for Positive Impact on Threatened Species

Jan 17, 2017

Rainforest Trust’s partner Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recently awarded its amphibian team “Program of the Year” in recognition of their efforts to save threatened South African amphibians. Amphibians – including frogs, toads, salamanders and their lesser…

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Sustainable Economic Initiative Defends Endangered Tree Species in India

Jan 10, 2017

Rainforest Trust’s partner Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) in India uses unique economic opportunities to encourage communities to sustainably manage natural resources. After dedicating extensive time and resources to planting saplings of a threatened tree species,…

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Rainforest Trust Helps Protect over 6 Million Acres of Tropical Forest in 2016

Jan 04, 2017

Since the founding of Rainforest Trust in 1988, over 16 million acres have been safeguarded from threats such as deforestation thanks to the efforts of Rainforest Trust, local partners and supporters. Thanks to our wonderful supporters,…

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New Nature Reserve Completes Massive Protected Area Complex in the Congo

Dec 21, 2016

Kabobo Natural Reserve, which was created today thanks to Rainforest Trust’s local partner, donors and other supporters, protects 364,975 acres of vital wildlife habitat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). On December 21, Kabobo…

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Communities Convene to Celebrate Congolese Conservation

Dec 16, 2016

Major breakthrough in securing urgently needed rainforest protection for Central African wildlife commended at celebratory event. Rainforest Trust’s partner Lukuru Foundation recently hosted an event to celebrate the newly established Lomami National Park in the Democratic…

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New Refuge for the Critically Endangered Brown-headed Spider Monkey

Dec 12, 2016

A recently established core protected area in Ecuador’s northwestern region of Tesoro Escondido safeguards one of the largest remaining populations of the Critically Endangered Brown-headed Spider Monkey and provides a haven for Great Green Macaws, Jaguars…

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Supporter Spotlight: Dr. Brittany Goldberg

Dec 10, 2016

An enthusiastic environmentalist makes a commendable commitment to conservation. An environmentalist at heart and keenly aware of her relationship with the world around her, Rainforest Trust supporter Dr. Brittany Goldberg drives a hybrid vehicle and has…

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Monitoring Wildlife: Eyes on the Ground and in the Sky

Dec 07, 2016

Visual technology advances in the conservation field allow researchers to gather information about rare and enigmatic species that were previously inaccessible. These images provide conservationists with invaluable data on the state of these species and the…

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Historic Rainforest Protection for Endangered Wildlife and Indigenous People in the Philippines

Nov 30, 2016

The Cleopatra’s Needle Forest Reserve in Palawan, the largest critical habitat created in the Philippines, safeguards endemic, threatened species such as the Philippine Pangolin, Palawan Bearcat and Palawan Horned Frog, and also protects the forest-dwelling Batak…

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