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Climate change is not new to scientists or the media. This 1967 TIME article makes that clear. Now is the time for action. Looking for ways to help? Click here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

50 Years Ago This Week: Worry Over Climate Change Has Already Begun

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yesterday at 12:42. Facebook
Advocating for sustainable land-use practices isn't just the "right" thing to do, it's the smart thing to do. #KeepForestsStanding #30YearsofDefendingForests
Rainforest Alliance
01/22/2017 at 16:40. Facebook
"From penguins in Antarctica, to butterflies in Spain, and rodents and coral in the Great Barrier Reef, as the world warms these species are disappearing"
- The Guardian

The 10 species most at risk from climate change

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Rainforest Alliance
01/21/2017 at 16:22. Facebook
Today and every day, the Rainforest Alliance honors the women in our partner communities who devote their lives to making the world a better place—one patch of earth at a time.

Women’s Work

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01/19/2017 at 17:48. Facebook
Rainforest Alliance Certified™ coffee farms not only provide high quality coffee, but also robust habitats for indicator species like migratory birds. Read more about this relationship and take a look at the photo gallery of these beautiful creatures.

Migratory Birds: Indicator Species Soar on Sustainable Coffee Farms

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01/19/2017 at 13:39. Facebook
"The researchers found that the rate of reductions to intact forest landscapes between 2011 and 2013 was triple the rate between 2001 and 2003. " - Washington Post

The cumulative impact of this wildlife habitat loss and carbon sink destruction is devastating for Earth's ecosystem. Climate-smart agriculture and sustainable forestry are just two of the important tools/methods we can use now to...
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Humans have destroyed 7% of Earth’s pristine forest landscapes just since 2000

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Rainforest Alliance
01/18/2017 at 17:49. Facebook
How do melting glaciers impact tropical locations? New research further underscores how interconnected our planets resources are. #KeepForestsStanding

The effects of melting glaciers on tropical communities

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Rainforest Alliance
01/18/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
What's it like to be a tree in the Amazon? Watch this teaser from "Tree," a new virtual reality experience created by the New Reality Company that allows you to see, hear, and feel the jungle from the point of view of a magnificent kapok tree. We are proud to be the conservation partner for this incredible project, which premieres at Sundance Film Festival on January 20!

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Rainforest Alliance
01/17/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
A Yorkshire Tea executive explains why the company uses Rainforest Alliance certification.

"It is quality that drives us to partner with some of the finest tea and coffee farmers in the world, but it is our values that drive our commitment to sustainability once we are there."
-Simon Hotchkin, Head of Sustainable Development at Yorkshire Tea

Why is Yorkshire Tea not Fairtrade?

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Rainforest Alliance
01/17/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Through our community forestry work, the Rainforest Alliance is intimately familiar with the resource-rich Congo Basin. Now, we have even more reasons to protect this global treasure. #30YearsofDefendingForests #KeepForestsStanding

World's biggest tropical carbon sink found in Congo rainforest

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The Rainforest Alliance fosters a holistic vision of development that emphasizes the environmental, economic, and social rights of farming and forest communities. Although training and certification cannot solve entrenched, systemic oppression, they are powerful tools for incremental, positive, and widespread change. #MLKDay

Human Rights | Rainforest Alliance

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What's at stake when it comes to climate change impacts? Scientists compiled all of the risks in a single graph.

Here Are All the Risks of Climate Change in a Single Graph

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Baby sloths are undeniably adorable, but they are also in danger. After you fawn over these great pics, find out how you can help protect sloth habitats on this link ----> [ Bit.ly Link ]

Unbelievably Cute Pictures of Rescued Baby Sloths

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Some of the effects of deforestation are surprising and frightening. Today is the perfect day to join in the fight to #KeepForestsStanding.

How Tropical Deforestation Is Driving the Rise of Infectious Diseases

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Today, climate change is the subject of countless articles, studies, and news programs. But 40 years ago, vital climate change data was being collected in the most humblest of ways by a lone man in the Rocky Mountains.

The Hermit Who Inadvertently Shaped Climate-Change Science

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Have any children in your life who want to help save the planet? Great! Here are 10 ways kids can become part of the solution. #KeepForestsStanding

Ten Easy Ways Kids Can Help Save Rainforests

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As pollinators for vital food crops, bees are an invaluable part our planet's ecosystem and general well-being. Creating and maintaining bountiful wildlife corridors is critical to our Earthmates' survival. #EveryDayIsEarthDay

This bumble bee was everywhere. Now it’s on the endangered species list.

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"Tree," a virtual reality film about the growth of a tree in the Amazon amidst climate change, is featured in The New York Times rundown of climate change themed films at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The Rainforest Alliance is proud to be the NGO conservation partner on this important film from the New Reality Company. Please read about it and support it! #KeepForestsStanding...
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At Sundance, the Theme Is Climate Change

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The Rainforest Alliance has spent the past 30 years defending forests and we're still going. Thank you for your support! We couldn't do it without you. #30thAnniversary #FollowTheFrog

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