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Thursday, Jan 5 2017
Indigenous Land Rights Recognized for Pandumaan-Sipituhuta in Indonesia
After decades of resistance, RAN celebrates return of community lands from pulp giant Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL) to the North Sumatra Indigenous community of Pandumaan-Sipituhuta; encourages...
Tuesday, Mar 29 2016
Thank You From an Indonesian Frontline Activist
Last December, RAN circulated a petition in support of Indonesian movement leader Sammas Sitorus. Sammas Sitorus' community of Lumban Sitorus, in North Sumatra, Indonesia, has been fighting...
Thursday, Mar 3 2016
Mourning the Tragic Assassination of Honduran Indigenous Leader Berta Cáceres, Tireless Advocate for Justice
Today, RAN and the environmental and social justice movements at large mourn the tragic assassination of Honduran Indigenous and environmental organizer Berta Cáceres. She was...
Friday, Nov 13 2015
Risking arrest to stop the sale of our public lands
Yesterday, outside of Denver, the federal government offered up 90,000 acres of public lands for sale to the highest bidder, to drill and frack for...
Wednesday, Sep 16 2015
RAN30: 30 Years of Direct Action!
Later this year, Rainforest Action Network will be celebrating our 30th anniversary -- that means 30 years of preserving rainforests, 30 years of protecting the...
Friday, Jul 3 2015
Systems Change, Rainforests, and Racism
“What Does ______ Have to Do with Rainforests?!”This week, RAN posted a message of support on Facebook about the courageous civil disobedience by Bree Newsome...
Wednesday, Apr 22 2015
Earth Day is About Action
Did you know today is Earth Day?Did you know that because you’ve been swamped with “Go Green” commercials?Is your TV and Facebook suddenly filled with...
Friday, Dec 26 2014
Remembering Becky Tarbotton, 1973 - 2012
It has been two years since we lost our dear friend Becky Tarbotton, and two years since the environmental movement lost a rare and visionary...
Tuesday, Dec 16 2014
An Urgent Message from Aceh
My name is Wiza, and I’m from Aceh on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. I’m working with local communities to protect the endangered forests of...
Friday, Nov 28 2014
BUY NOTHING
 Seriously Take a stand Stand with workers Tweet - Facebook Stand with our climate Tweet - Facebook   Stand with Forests Take the Pledge! Tweet -...
Wednesday, Nov 26 2014
Thank You, Cargill a Timeline to Transformation
Thank You.That is what this post is all about. Simply: Thank You. After seven long years of campaigning against Cargill -- the biggest privately held...
Tuesday, Oct 14 2014
Represent RAN at a Beats Antique Show Near You!
Rainforest Action Network is partnering with Beats Antique on its Fall Tour, "Creature Carnival," to raise awareness about the importance of protecting tropical rainforests and...
Saturday, Oct 4 2014
REVEL Contest Ends on Tuesday!!!
This is it! Tuesday is the last day to submit your name to win 2 party tickets to REVEL!! That's a $300 value! REVEL is...
Thursday, May 20 2010
The Latest Small Grants Supporting Frontline Communities
The below dozen grants distributed over the last few months through RAN’s Protect-an-Acre program and through our role as an advisor to Global Greengrant Fund...