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Rainforest, Be My Valentine?

By Maitrayee Basu Happy Valentines Day! As members of Rainforest Partnership, we want to share why we LOVE our rainforests and believe saving the “Lungs of our Earth” is our top priority. But why should you love our rainforests as much as we do? Well, tropical forests...

Termites: The Rainforest Protector?

By Maitrayee Basu When we think about termites, we know they are bad news. Let me share an anecdote. I lived in a house once that was forty years old in Australia. My mother was walking down our hallway on her heels for an event we were about to leave for. Out of...

From Tree to Shining Sea

Surf’s up, everyone!  It’s time to hug a wave, and show some love to our oceans, so that rainforests—and all who depend on them—can survive and thrive.   Wait?  What? You read that right.  There’s a powerful connection linking rainforests, oceans, our sustainable...

Andean Bear Research

Co-Written by Jaz McKibben and Sean McHugh When it comes to tracking and capturing the Andean Bear (Tremarctos ornatus) on camera, success is dependent upon a wide range of factors; including location, habitat type, elevation, level of human disturbance, time of year,...

Beekeeping in the Colibri Cloudforest

By Jasmina McKibben A faint hum perforated the heavy foliage as I scaled a ninety-degree hill. I was already beginning to sweat through my waterproof trekking pants and long-sleeved jacket, but hiking was not on the agenda for that day – I was about to enter the world...

Earning our Views

By Jasmina McKibben As we slithered along the dusty canyon road, packed into a Honda minibus with nineteen other people, I could not help but wonder what the Peruvian mountains had in store for us. With dense, green forest, sheer rock-faces, and a twisting river...