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Global Big Day in the Colibri Cloudforest

Global Big Day in the Colibri Cloudforest

By Carlos Tello Every year people around the world participate in the Global Big Day (GBD) by registering as many bird species within their country as possible, forming many teams in an attempt to cover all habitats of a region. The GBD is organized by the Cornell Lab...

New Deal Proposes to Protect Half the Earth by 2030

New Deal Proposes to Protect Half the Earth by 2030

By Alistair Jones With countries struggling to improve their standards to comply with the Paris Climate Agreement, scientists have brewed up a new deal. The Global Deal for Nature (GDN) is a “time-bound, science-driven plan to save the diversity and abundance of life...

Connections that Bring Us Together

Connections that Bring Us Together

By Tara Hauwert I am Tara Hauwert and I want to share my observations and thoughts as an education initiative intern at Rainforest Partnership where I had the opportunity to go to local Texas schools and make presentations as part of the Rainforest Partnership team....

Elevating the Rights of Nature

Elevating the Rights of Nature

By Alistair Jones A growing movement to give nature rights is sprouting. Battles to secure rights for nature can be long and drawn out, however, some victories are emerging around the globe. On March 20th, 2017, the New Zealand government passed legislation...

Shortening Circle of Life

Shortening Circle of Life

By Maitrayee Basu Our food chain is complex and we are all related to the food that we eat. If the core of our food chain is hollow, our food security will drastically decline in the future. What is an alternative way to sustain ourselves? Many are calling it the...

The Role of Indigenous Communities in Conservation

The Role of Indigenous Communities in Conservation

By Will DeBerry It is easy to think of rainforests in terms of flora and fauna. We can all think about valuable plants and keystone species we are protecting by defending the rainforests from development, but often times we lose sight of the indigenous peoples living...

2021-2030 is Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, UN Announces

2021-2030 is Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, UN Announces

by Alistair Jones The Colibri Cloudforest in Peru's Selva Central Just recently, on March 1st, the United Nations declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. This implementation offers an unparalleled opportunity for job creation, food security and...

The Brazilian Amazon – What will happen under  Bolsanaro?

The Brazilian Amazon – What will happen under Bolsanaro?

By Alistair Jones The border between Amazon rainforest and deforestation due to agricultural expansion in Brazil. Rainforest Partnership is wary of Brazilian President Bolsonaro's plans to open the Amazon rainforest for business. This move is a push for more jobs and...