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International Conservation Cohort Joins National Tree Planting Event in Panama

Jul 18, 2017

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela alongside the Minister of the Environment Emilio Sempris commenced the 3rd annual national tree planting event held at Cerro Galera, Nuevo Arraijan in Panama on June 24. Thousands of volunteers and…

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Land Purchase Protects Rare Magnolias in the Colombian Andes

Jul 13, 2017

The expansion of Selva de Ventanas Natural Reserve safeguards vital habitat in the biodiverse Andes for Critically Endangered and Endangered plant species. Rainforest Trust and local partner Salvamontes Corporation worked to expand Selva de Ventanas Natural…

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Rainforest Trust Supports Continued Enhancement of Conservation Skills

Jul 13, 2017

A member of Rainforest Trust’s Indonesian conservation partner completes a prestigious training program through financial support from Rainforest Trust. The Durrell Endangered Species Management Graduate Certificate (DESMAN) is a 12-week training program conducted by the Durrell…

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Rainforest Trust Hosts Inaugural Meeting of IUCN United States National Committee

Jul 12, 2017

This June, Rainforest Trust hosted the inaugural meeting of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) United States National Committee. The conference took place at the Airlie Conference Center across the street from Rainforest Trust’s…

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Supporter Spotlight: David Gallant and Arjun Venkatesh

Jul 05, 2017

Two bright middle school students, David Gallant, 11, and Arjun Venkatesh, 12, are going above and beyond to help protect vital rainforest habitat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After their teacher, Mr. Pepe, assigned…

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Community Ecoguards Help Secure a Proposed Wildlife Sanctuary in Cameroon

Jun 22, 2017

The Lebialem Highlands region of southwest Cameroon is home to diverse endemic and threatened species. To protect this vital habitat, Rainforest Trust is supporting the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) to create the Mak-Betchou Wildlife…

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Rainforest Trust Partners Receive International Conservation Awards

Jun 21, 2017

Two of Rainforest Trust's local partners were recognized for their continued commitment to safeguarding biodiversity through community engagement. This May, the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) presented Whitley Awards to two members of Rainforest Trust partner…

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Rainforest Trust CEO Receives Hero Award

Jun 20, 2017

Dr. Paul Salaman is recognized for his dedicated conservation work by Rainforest Trust supporters. Rainforest Trust CEO Dr. Paul Salaman was recently presented with a "Hero Award” by George Jett and Dr. Gwen Brewer, passionate supporters…

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Rainforest Trust Hosts Partner Retreat

Jun 13, 2017

Many of Rainforest Trust’s partners participated in a week-long retreat at Rainforest Trust’s headquarters in Virginia. In May, Rainforest Trust welcomed 15 representatives from our local partner organizations to our headquarters in Virginia for a partner…

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Supporter Spotlight: Dr. Edward Aller

Jun 01, 2017

A veterinarian combines his passion for helping wildlife with global conservation through his support of Rainforest Trust. Dr. Edward Aller, a dedicated veterinarian, has been enthralled with wildlife since the very beginning of his life. The…

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