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Haven for the Hirola: Protecting Vital Habitat for the World’s Rarest Antelope

Feb 22, 2017

Rainforest Trust collaborates with passionate conservationists around the world who dedicate their lives to protecting threatened species and the habitats they call home. One incredibly inspiring partner is Dr. Abdullahi Ali and his team at the…

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Sharing a Surname with a Singular Snake Species

Feb 13, 2017

Rainforest Trust’s partner is honored for his conservation work in Panama by having a newly discovered species of snake named after him. While most people spend their winter holiday searching for the perfect presents to convey…

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Supporter Spotlight: PS32

Feb 01, 2017

Students in Queens Host Carnival to Save Tropical Habitat. When Lisa Hamlin’s third grade class at PS32 in Queens, New York, was studying Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest, they were compelled to take action. Lisa was…

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Land Purchase in Panama Helps Protect a “Sky Island” of Cloud Forest for Threatened Amphibians

Jan 31, 2017

Cerro Chucantí Nature Reserve in Panama has been expanded by 260 acres and safeguards critical habitats for newly discovered species, thanks to Rainforest Trust’s local partner Asociación Adopta el Bosque Panamá (ADOPTA), the International Conservation Fund…

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Strategic Purchase of Araucaria Forest Acres Protects Brazilian Parrots

Jan 25, 2017

116 acres of the Araucaria Forest are now protected from the threat of deforestation and provide refuge for Endangered birds in Brazil. Rainforest Trust partner Associação Amigos do Meio Ambiente (AMA) secured 116 acres to create…

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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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