Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
yesterday at 20:00. Facebook
"There are 567 federally recognized tribes in the U.S.—40 percent of them in Alaska—and climate change threatens many of them.

"On June 3, just two days after Trump made his announcement on the Paris Agreement, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Quinault Indian Nation, and the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska in... View more »
"There are 567 federally recognized tribes in the U S —40 percent

Indigenous people plan to honor a treaty that Trump won't

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
yesterday at 14:13. Facebook
We can't grow food without water...we won't have water without forests.
We can't grow food without water we won't have water without forests

Farmers on the Front Lines of the Global Water Crisis

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
yesterday at 06:05. Facebook
Los Angeles entrepreneurs are furiously coming up with ways to grow food in the face of drought (Mars, anyone?). “It’s a city that has taken the climate change challenge seriously,” said Adrienne Alvord, western states director of the Union of Concerned Scientists.

But many farmers in remote corners of the world are a step ahead: from Guatemala to Ghana, farmers that receive training from the... View more »
Los Angeles entrepreneurs are furiously coming up with ways to grow food

'Grow food on Mars': LA startups tackle climate change with inventive solutions

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Debbie Roye
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/18/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
It's time for eco-conscious citizens to rally together and fight for the Earth’s forests and the life they sustain. Join the Forest Guardians with a monthly gift today and become a leader in the critical work to conserve forests, fight climate change, and protect endangered wildlife habitats.
It's time for eco conscious citizens to rally together and fight for

Donate to the Rainforest Alliance

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/18/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
When the Vega brothers took over the family coffee farm and told their dad they were going to drastically reduce the use of chemicals and synthetic fertilizers, as well as plant more shade trees, the patriarch told them they were crazy--they'd never grow coffee that way. Fast-forward a few years: the brother's sustainable farming methods have increased yields--and even made Dad a believer!
When the Vega brothers took over the family coffee farm and told

When “Crazy” Pays Off

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Sandra Green
Joanne Partridge Gura
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/18/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
Visit our homepage to watch the story of Adrien Koffi Kouadio, a cocoa farmer in the village of Paul Kru, Côte d'Ivoire—a country that produces more than 30 percent of the world's cocoa. Like his father before him and many of his fellow villagers, he cultivates cocoa on his small Rainforest Alliance Certified farm using methods that nourish the soil, protect rivers and streams, and increase... View more »
Visit our homepage to watch the story of Adrien Koffi Kouadio a

A Cocoa Farmer's Story

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/17/2017 at 06:19. Facebook
Stunning photos about failed cleanup efforts to save India's most important river show how much we depend on healthy waterways ~ which play a vital role in culture, as well as agriculture.

“I feel sad about what’s happening around us. The Ganges is getting dirty day by day but nobody cares. Not even its children . ….The Ganges is our mother, there won’t be any future if she dies.” ~ Ashok... View more »
Stunning photos about failed cleanup efforts to save India's most important river

Perspective | ‘The Ganges is our mother, there won’t be any future if she dies’

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Cathrine Bernard
Punita Koustubhan
Deanna Hildebrandt
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/16/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
"WHAT? Tomorrow is Monday already?!?"

Do you eel how this Alto Tambo Woodlizard looks?

: @devinbergquist found this ticked-off looking fella in the Chocó Rainforest of northeastern Ecuador, 2016. #RainforestAlliance #FightDeforestation #Ecuador #SaveTheChoco
"WHAT Tomorrow is Monday already " Do you eel how this Alto

Instagram post by Rainforest Alliance • Jul 7, 2017 at 8:08pm UTC

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/15/2017 at 20:26. Facebook
Big up to the Sri Lankan Navy for saving one of our fellow inhabitants of the Earth (and an endangered one, at that!)
Big up to the Sri Lankan Navy for saving one of our

Navy divers rescue elephant 9 miles offshore

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UD AJ Ferguson
Kim Lawrence Thomas
Em Kelly
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/14/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
“Monkeys don’t own copyrights,” the foundation’s Chief Communications Officer Katherine Maher told the Washington Post.
Glad we got that cleared up.
“Monkeys don’t own copyrights ” the foundation’s Chief Communications Officer Ka

Lawsuit over monkey's selfie returns to court

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Cathrine Ertsaas
Frank Beifus
Dianne Madden
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/14/2017 at 18:02. Facebook
We are happy to report that the grim New York magazine article that we shared earlier this week ("The Uninhabitable Earth," a cover story predicting a climate apocalypse) has elicited a robust response from climate scientists. They say that the while we have much to worry about, the article's author, David Wallace-Wells, has exaggerated his doomsday predictions in a way that is... View more »
We are happy to report that the grim New York magazine article

Scientists challenge magazine story about ‘uninhabitable Earth’

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Charles Pierson
David Quivey
Blake Matheson
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/14/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
"If God gave me a talent," says Sergio Izquierdo, "I had to use it for something positive to leave future generations a better world than the one I had."
"If God gave me a talent " says Sergio Izquierdo "I had

Image Conscious

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Lucky Lisa
Tammy Adair
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/14/2017 at 06:17. Facebook
What does sustainability actually mean? Follow our journey from farm to table.
What does sustainability actually mean Follow our journey from farm to table

On the Path to Farm Sustainability

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/13/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
This lovely sunset, over Añangu lake in Napo-Ecuador, was captured by conservation photographer Diana Troya (@dianatroyar), as part of her series on Ecuador's Choco rainforest. The Kichwa community Añangu is an example of sustainable management of the forest and tourism. @napowildlife #RainforestAlliance #FollowTheFrog #Ecuador #Communities
This lovely sunset over Añangu lake in Napo Ecuador was captured by

Instagram post by Rainforest Alliance • Jun 9, 2017 at 8:22pm UTC

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Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
07/13/2017 at 06:09. Facebook
"Thirty years ago, during the height of the global deforestation crisis, a small group of young people in Manhattan came together with a singular goal: to save the world’s tropical rainforests from destruction. We were a motley assortment of young volunteers—among us were a China expert, a toxicologist, a Peace Corps volunteer, and a masseuse—who stood on street corners, using ironing boards... View more »
"Thirty years ago during the height of the global deforestation crisis a

2016 Annual Report

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Sahadev
Lalith Silva
M.s. Divan
Take a virtual trip to Colombia's breathtaking coffee-growing region....including a Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee farm!
Take a virtual trip to Colombia's breathtaking coffee growing region including a

A Journey to Colombia’s Coffee Belt

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We've made an app that gives farmers around the world the ability to connect to climate-smart trainings and share sustainable agriculture tips with each other. This Farmer Training App is especially important for those in remote areas that lack access to other trainings and communication methods, but we need your help to get the tablets in the hands of more farmers!

Visit [ Bit.ly Link ] to... View more »
We've made an app that gives farmers around the world the ability

An App to Bridge A Gap

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Fartun Said-adan
Stuart Miles-Mclean
Monroe Jeffrey
President Trump must be feeling a little hot under all this shade.
President Trump must be feeling a little hot under all this shade

NowThis on Twitter

Sandy Lou
Gladys Gonzalez Miller
Jeff Harris
Did you know that coffee is the world's second most valuable commodity? Learn more about how we're helping make sure it's grown in ways that protect forests and sustain communities:
Did you know that coffee is the world's second most valuable commodity

Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffee

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The bad news, according to New York magazine: “[A]bsent a significant adjustment to how billions of humans conduct their lives, parts of the Earth will likely become close to uninhabitable, and other parts horrifically inhospitable, as soon as the end of this century.”

The good news, according to the Rainforest Alliance: We are making exactly the kind of “significant adjustments” we need in... View more »
The bad news according to New York magazine: “ A bsent a

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

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Steven Stremming
Daryl Mills
Malachy Tarpey