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2019 can not be the norm for rainforests

2019 can not be the norm for rainforests

The year 2020 is destined to be extraordinary. But we can not return to business as usual after the corona crisis is over.
Fear of coronavirus causes withdrawal into forest

Fear of coronavirus causes withdrawal into forest

The fear of catching COVID-19 has led indigenous communities to retreat into the forest, to avoid any contact with society at large. The threat posed by coronavirus is adding to an already difficult situation for many rainforest inhabitants.
A call to protect and support rainforest peoples from COVID-19

A call to protect and support rainforest peoples from COVID-19

A joint statement from the Rainforest Foundations of Norway, UK, and US.
Press release: Breakthrough for Indonesia's rainforests

Press release: Breakthrough for Indonesia's rainforests

RFN: "fantastic news for the climate, biodiversity and millions of people who depend on these forests."

Øyvind Eggen, welcome as our new director!

Øyvind Eggen, welcome as our new director!

Rainforest Foundation Norway's new director, Øyvind Eggen, replaces Lars Løvold since 19th March 2018.
Rainforest technology

Rainforest technology

An introduction to using new and evolving technology to support advocacy on rainforest protection, land rights and indigenous rights.

Norwegian state commits to zero deforestation

Norwegian state commits to zero deforestation

Norway is probably the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation in its public procurement.

Rights-based forest management, ending fossil fuel emissions needed to avoid dangerous global warming

Rights-based forest management, ending fossil fuel emissions needed to avoid dangerous global warming

Restoring degraded forests can meet the world’s need to remove emissions from the atmosphere if fossil fuel emissions are simultaneously brought to zero by 2050 and forest communities should play a central role in this restoration, according to a new briefing.