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New Wildlife Sanctuary Declared in Cambodia

May 27, 2016

Thanks to support from Rainforest Trust donors, a 223,287-acre wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia has been permanently established. Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary represents the last intact representation of an ecosystem that once dominated most of Indochina.…

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Rediscovery of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove in Brazil

May 24, 2016

For the last few months a Rainforest Trust supported group of researchers, SAVE Brazil and Butantan Bird Observatory, have been working in secret to scientifically report the rediscovery of the of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove and to…

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Strategic New National Park Created in Cambodia

May 18, 2016

Thanks to Rainforest Trust supporters, one of Southeast Asia’s last great rainforests is now permanently protected with the declaration of the 1,014,100-acre Southern Cardamom National Park located in the heart of the Indo-Burmese Peninsula. Importantly, the…

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El Jaguar Reserve Cameras Highlight Wild Amazonia

May 16, 2016

Scientists with Rainforest Trust Colombian partner ProAves, recently shared the results from a camera trap study in the new El Jaguar Reserve showcasing many elusive and endangered Amazonian species. Last year, Rainforest Trust supported long-standing Colombian…

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Amphibian Conference Hosted by Rainforest Trust

May 13, 2016

Rainforest Trust is hosting the Amphibian Survival Alliance’s Global Council meeting on May 12/13, 2016 – an assembly of organizations concerned with international amphibian declines. During the two-day conference, regional policies, site-based solutions and other strategies…

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Donor Spotlight: Running for the Rainforest

May 11, 2016

Running for the Rainforest To highlight our incredible donors, we spoke with Kristen Middleton, a passionate runner and Rainforest Trust supporter whose efforts have raised over $4000 for conservation. Kristen, why do you support Rainforest Trust?…

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Earth Day Success for Sumatra

May 05, 2016

Celebrating Earth Day is an important tradition at Rainforest Trust. Our offices at International Conservation House in Virginia are the same historic location where U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson met with students in 1970 to discuss the…

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Notes from the Field: Kenya

May 03, 2016

Dr. Ali Abdullahi, the Director of Hirola Conservation Programme, discusses conservation efforts in northeastern Kenya to protect the Hirola – the most critically endangered antelope in the world. Ali, how did you first become involved in…

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Celebrate World Tapir Day

Apr 26, 2016

April 27th celebrates World Tapir Day, mobilizing awareness of tapirs worldwide and efforts to protect them. Represented by four species globally, tapirs are some of the most unusual and least known species in the rainforest. However,…

Wildlife

Camera Traps Showcase Sumatra’s Stunning Wildlife

Apr 22, 2016

Camera trap videos from Sumatra reveal an array of rare wildlife, highlighting the astonishing wealth of biodiversity found in the island’s rainforests. These images are providing conservationists with invaluable data on the perilous state of these…

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