With so many global charities supporting the climate, we are proud and grateful to see several publications recognize Rainforest Foundation US on their “Best Charities” lists.
To Counter Climate Change, We Must Protect Indigenous Peoples: an Op-Ed by RFUS’s Executive Director
To counteract climate change, we must protect indigenous peoples. Rainforest Foundation US’s Executive Director lays out why.
Marie Claire highlights RFUS and other environmental groups to support, on Earth Day and every day.
Mongabay features Ticuna forest patrollers, part of RFUS’s Rainforest Alert program, who use their mobile phones to document festivals and traditions of community artisans.
Mongabay describes a plan for Amazon protection proposed by indigenous partners and supported by RFUS.
For three years in a row, Vox has featured Rainforest Foundation US in an article that lists high-impact organizations addressing the climate crisis.
The Guardian explains the link between forests and global climate, and how indigenous communities halt deforestation, including the PNAS study backing satellite monitoring and alerts for forest loss.
Scientific American writes about the PNAS study supporting Rainforest Alert’s proven impact in Peru.
BBC covers the study backing the success of Rainforest Alert, RFUS’s program that equips indigenous communities with technology to curb deforestation.
Reuters highlights the study backing RFUS’s Rainforest Alert methodology, wherein indigenous communities use smartphones to map and send alerts of deforestation.
An article in Forbes describes the work of indigenous leader Betty Rubio Padilla, who uses satellite technology and deforestation alerts in order to quickly detect and respond to illegal incursions.
RFUS’s Mapping Coordinator, Carlos Doviaza, was featured in an NPR article that describes how his maps are helping indigenous communities in Panama assert their land rights and track COVID-19.