Rainforest Concern is a Registered Charity in the UK, established to protect threatened natural habitats and the biodiversity they contain, together with the indigenous people who still depend on them for survival.
Rainforest Concern has 18 projects across Central and South America and in Sri Lanka, India and Uganda.
We have 2 projects in Ecuador: the Choco-Andean Corridor, which comprises the Awacachi Corridor, Paso Alto, Santa Lucia and the Intag Watershed project ;and the Gran Sumaco buffer area.
We have formed a partnership with Pro Aves to expand our Choco-Andean Corridor project northwards into Colombia and link the Pangan Reserve with the Awa Indigenous Reserve.
We are working with Parques Para Chile on the Namuncahue Biological Corridor to protect and link parcels of araucaria (Monkey Puzzle) forest, and with the Universidad Austral de Valdivia on expanding the Nasampulli Reserve
We are working with the Yawanawa indigenous people at their request to preserve their language and culture, improve their water supply and protect their land.
We are working with the Endangered Wildlife Trust on a project to protect Leatherback, Hawksbill and Green turtles in the Pacuare Reserve
Rainforest Concern is working with the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) to promote the substitution of declining bamboo resources with the invasive species Lantana camara in the Western Ghats.
A Leatherback turtle protection and monitoring project in northeastern Panama.
Polylepis forests grow at the highest altitude of any forest in the world. We are helping to fund community projects for nurseries and the replanting of this slow-growing tree.
We are supporting the Amazon Conservation Team in their project to map traditional lands of the Wayana indigenous people.
A project to conserve, protect and rebuild the rainforests of Sri Lanka through partnership with Rainforest Rescue International
With Rainforest Concern's support, the United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU) has helped the Batwa people purchase 50 acres of forested land bordering Bwindi National Park.
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