Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
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Climate change is hitting the tropics first and hardest. Here's what we're doing to help farmers in Indonesia become more resilient.
Climate change is hitting the tropics first and hardest Heres what were

Adapting to a New Reality

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Jean Jacques Ben Burume
Kencleng Budi
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/27/2017 at 23:23. Facebook
On Saturday, people around the world will march to demand bold climate action from their governments. Rainforest Alliance President Nigel Sizer, a tropical forest ecologist, explains the relationship between rainforests and climate change—and why it is more important than ever that concerned citizens stand up for our planet.
On Saturday people around the world will march to demand bold climate

Time is Running Out: the Twin Perils of Deforestation and Climate Change

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Kathryn Annette Marston
Mac Mohan
Mark M. MacMillan
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/27/2017 at 20:02. Facebook
Let's hope these caterpillars are very hungry indeed, because they have a lot of eating to do! #toomuchplastic
Lets hope these caterpillars are very hungry indeed because they have a

A Very Hungry Caterpillar Eats Plastic Bags, Researchers Say

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Amanda Moomey
Robert James Taylor
Karen Fletcher
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/27/2017 at 16:52. Facebook
We're glad to see this letter from the bipartisan congressional Climate Solutions Caucus to US President Donald Trump. The letter, which was sent yesterday, urges him to honor the US commitment to the historic Paris Climate Agreement of 2016.

The message comes amid a boom of congressional lobbying activity by oil, natural gas and refining companies, and trade associations that spent $19.4...
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Were glad to see this letter from the bipartisan congressional Climate Solutions

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Bliz Fourtwozero
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/27/2017 at 14:14. Facebook
Adapt. Flee. Or die.

Starkly different outcomes for flora and fauna in the tropics, according to a recent meta-analysis compiled data from 27 studies on how species distributions have changed over timescales of 10-159 years.

Tropical species are especially vulnerable to climate change-driven local extinctions, because they live in some of the world’s hottest environments; they are already...
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Adapt Flee Or die Starkly different outcomes for flora and fauna in

Climate change driving widespread local extinctions; tropics most at risk

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Terry Martin
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/27/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
The global rate of deforestation and illegal burning is devastating: 123,000 acres of forest are destroyed every day.

Not only does rainforest loss threaten countless wildlife species, it's also a primary driver of climate change. If you feel hopeless about what to do right now, know that our $100K Match is a chance to take action. The impact of your gift will provide twice as many resources...
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The global rate of deforestation and illegal burning is devastating 123000 acres

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Henry Valdes
Ann Marie Christopher
Melanie Cobb
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/26/2017 at 22:45. Facebook
Drought. Flood. Economic insecurity. Famine. For communities around the world, the impacts of climate change are already real rather than hypothetical. Pledge to join the fight against climate change: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Drought Flood Economic insecurity Famine For communities around the world the impacts
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/26/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Hangin' with the cool kids at Vice!

We break down the scientific link between deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions today on VICE Impact, a brand new advocacy platform from VICE.
Don't forget: Forests are our most powerful allies in the fight against climate change! #RainforestAlliance #ViceImpact #ForestsResist #ClimateChange
Hangin with the cool kids at Vice We break down the scientific

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Rainforest Alliance
04/26/2017 at 06:02. Facebook
Strong forests are one of our best defenses against climate change. Taking immediate and bold steps to keep forests standing is a matter of our survival.

"The paper says these impacts 'could have large consequences for human wellbeing: aggressive human diseases, including dengue and schistosomiasis, as well as mound-building termites, occur in subtropical climates and could expand as...
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Strong forests are one of our best defenses against climate change Taking

Dryland expansion to hit food crops as planet warms | Climate Home - climate change news

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Patricia Gillian Campbellsymons
Patricia Gillian Campbellsymons
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/25/2017 at 21:34. Facebook
Our staffers are still recovering from our 16-hour expedition to Washington, D.C., for the Earth Day March for Science on Saturday. We're also still giggling about the signs we saw.
Our staffers are still recovering from our 16hour expedition to Washington DC

Literally Just 35 Signs From The Science March That Will Make You Laugh

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Michael Shockley
Jo-Ann Palmer
Lynn Longfellow Macdonald
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/25/2017 at 06:25. Facebook
Is it time to have "the talk" with the children in your life? If only climate change were as simple as the birds and the bees...

In case you're flummoxed, here's some great advice from one of our staffers, whose scientist husband initially took the wrong approach with their two young children. Just in time for the People's Climate March on Saturday.

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Is it time to have the talk with the children in your

5 Pro Tips for Talking to Kids About Climate Change (Without Freaking Them Out)

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Nisha Gudal
Navin Raj Subba Limbu
Jai Ram Bhai
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/24/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
In case you missed it the first time: We are still riding high from the powerful March on Science that we attended in Washington, DC, on Saturday. We were humbled and energized to be with so many science supporters! Let's keep up the pressure to recognize evidence-based science this weekend at climate marches across the country.

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In case you missed it the first time We are still riding
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/24/2017 at 19:12. Facebook
Ecuador quiere salvar al cóndor andino, pero no es tarea sencilla. El último censo técnico que realizaron contabilizó 93 ejemplares y estimó una población de entre 94 y 102 individuos.
Los conservacionistas anhelan sacarlo de la lista de especie en peligro crítico de extinción, del Libro Rojo de las Aves del Ecuador, pero es un reto difícil y a largo plazo. ¿Por qué? Pues porque no se...
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Ecuador quiere salvar al cóndor andino pero no es tarea sencilla El
Harold García
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/24/2017 at 17:29. Facebook
The multi-generational Rainforest Alliance squad for the Earth Day March for Science in Washington, D.C., braved the rain and marched for miles to stand up for sane, evidence-based climate policy and bold climate action. We were soggy and tired by the end of the day, but the children in our group kept us focused on our mission. Forests are our best natural ally in the fight against climate...
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The multigenerational Rainforest Alliance squad for the Earth Day March for Science
Antika Olamahi
Antonio Jose Pecurto Pecurto
Umo Isua-Ikoh
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
En 2016 la producción de café en fincas Rainforest Alliance Certified ™ fue de 509,854 tm, un 4.6% más que en 2015, y las ventas registraron un incremento del 12.1% al alcanzar las 217,851 tm, también con respecto al año anterior. Son datos que nos indican que vamos por buen camino.
Desde 1995, Rainforest Alliance está fortaleciendo la posición de los productores de café, capacitándolos en...
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En 2016 la producción de café en fincas Rainforest Alliance Certified fue
Elis Garcia
David J. Ricardo
Juan Francisco Rondon
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/22/2017 at 16:47. Facebook
"Nuestro dominio no es más que una ilusión, no hay separación entre los seres humanos y la naturaleza". Reflexión de nuestro presidente, Nigel Sizer, en este Día de la Tierra
Nuestro dominio no es más que una ilusión no hay separación entre

El Día de la Tierra son todos los días

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Jessy Estrellita Love
Rachelle Cano
Simon Demaline
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/22/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Earth Day is an important reminder that we’re all on this planet together. But today is also an urgent call for all of us to take action – because the same rainforests that sustain wildlife species like the hyacinth macaw, sustain us, too. Forests are one of our most powerful allies in the fight against climate change and if nothing is done to stop this destruction, then our Earth – ALL our...
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Earth Day is an important reminder that were all on this planet

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Isobel Mccreadie
Jon Born
Cheryl Williamson
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/22/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Nos alegra saber que hoy, miles de personas en los más diversos puntos del mundo alzarán al voz para protestar contra quienes pretenden ignorar a una de las más grandes amenazas que enfrenta nuestro planeta, el #cambioclimático. Es la mejor forma de celebrar el #DíaInternacionaldelaTierra. Porque la celebración debe incluir nuestro compromiso de cuidarla, protegerla y luchar por todos quienes...
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Nos alegra saber que hoy miles de personas en los más diversos
Rainforest Alliance
Rainforest Alliance
04/22/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
What better way to jump-start your Earth Day than with sustainably grown coffee or tea?
What better way to jumpstart your Earth Day than with sustainably grown coffee or tea

Stop & Shop: Sustainable Coffee and Tea

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"Our dominion is nothing more than an illusion. There is no separation between humans and nature."

Deep thoughts from a zen monk? Nope! Just a tropical forest ecologist's musings on the meaning of Earth Day.

#ScienceNotSilence #EarthDay2017 #forestsresist
Our dominion is nothing more than an illusion There is no separation

Earth Day Is Every Day

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Lynne Bailey Miller
Joydeep Das
Amar Dhillon