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Supporter Spotlight: Hipsters for Sisters

Jul 18, 2016

Sustainable purse company uses fashion to save forests. Pictured Above: Debra and Rachel Denniston Debra Denniston and her daughters Rachel and Kate run a sustainable fashion line of purses, Hipsters for Sisters, in their home city…

Protection

Future of now Critically Endangered Bornean Orangutans depends on protected areas

Jul 15, 2016

Rainforest Trust’s continued conservation efforts in Borneo protect essential habitat for the critically endangered species. Last week, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) published a new assessment of the Bornean Orangutan, escalating the status…

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Supporter Spotlight: Beach Elementary School Block Party

Jul 11, 2016

Gabriella, Lilly, Mateo and Nina of Beach Elementary School near Oakland, California, have banded together for the past two years to raise money and protect the rainforest. This past year, the group decided to enlist help…

Conservation

First National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo Declared in Over Two Decades: Protects Critical Rainforest Stronghold

Jul 08, 2016

Thanks to Rainforest Trust donors and other supporters, the nearly 2.2-million acre Lomami National Park was officially declared by the Conseil de Ministres (Ministers' Council) of the Democratic Republic of Congo, heralding a major breakthrough in…

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Flock to Flamingo Day

Jun 23, 2016

Flamingo Day, celebrated on June 23, pays tribute to the plastic lawn decoration created by Donald Featherstone. Vibrant pink. Elongated neck. Stilt-like legs. These features are as recognizable as a flamingo’s one-foot stance, and served as…

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Supporter Spotlight: Desert Running to Defeat Deforestation

Jun 22, 2016

Brothers Eric and Paul Chan raise awareness for conservation through their global running adventure. Rainforest Trust supporters Eric and Paul Chan are two brothers who love running. To raise awareness for rainforest conservation, they have mounted…

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Notes from the Field: Borneo

Jun 14, 2016

Dr. Glen Reynolds, the Director of the South East Asia Rainforest Research Project (SEARRP), discusses Rainforest Trust’s role in establishing the new Kuamut Forest Reserve and greater efforts to protect Borneo’s rainforests.Embed from Getty Images In…

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Partner Recognized for Passionate Biodiversity Protection Work

Jun 14, 2016

Award presented to Rainforest Trust partner for protecting critical habitats in Papua New Guinea. The conservation strategies manager of Rainforest Trust’s partner Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program (TKCP) in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Karau Kuna, won a…

Protection

Guardians of the Rainforest

Jun 13, 2016

Rainforest Trust is joining forces with Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn to give movie fans the chance to win a poster signed by the cast. Proceeds will go directly to rainforest conservation around the…

Wildlife

World Oceans Day Highlights Shared Connections of Reefs and Rainforests

Jun 07, 2016

The United Nations established World Oceans Day on June 8th to celebrate our world’s shared ocean. The occasion raises awareness about the crucial role the ocean plays in our lives and the ways we can all…

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