An Absence of Justice

Yesterday was not a protest: it was a violent insurrection. It was an attempted coup and domestic terrorism. And yet, the police response to yesterday’s attack on the seat of…

Our strategy works!
You moved Nestlé!

You did it! We pressured Nestlé to own up to its impacts on forests and communities! Now candymakers Mars, Mondelēz, and Ferrero MUST step up and follow suit!

Destroying Lives and
Stealing Land

Forest destruction, criminalization, crop destruction, murder… these are only some of the crimes that have been found on plantations owned by the Sinar Mas Group. And pulp and palm oil that come from these plantations are still finding their way into our food and packaging…

Follow the Lead of Frontline Communities

For over 35 years, we’ve fought to preserve forests, protect the climate, and uphold human rights. Fighting against systemic injustice and partnering with Indigenous and frontline communities have been core values at RAN since our founding in 1985, because we believe that only if human rights and Indigenous rights are respected will we be able to keep forests standing and protect our climate.

Support Communities

Indigenous and frontline communities suffer disproportionate impacts to their health, livelihoods, and culture from the effects of global climate change and from destructive and invasive extractive industries. Our work will have the greatest impact when it is in partnership and following the leadership of local communities. That’s why we try to provide direct support for and work in solidarity with frontline and Indigenous communities.

Demand BLM Protect Chaco’s Sacred Sites From Fracking

New Mexico’s beautiful Chaco Canyon region is home to ancient ruins that are sacred to the Pueblo and Navajo people. Now, the government wants to let fossil fuel companies frack…

Bank of America and Drummond Coal in Colombia

This blog post has been updated. This month, Rainforest Action Network and three allies testified at Bank of America’s annual shareholder meeting, urging them to drop coal, to stop profiting…

RAN Stands With Jaka. Will You?

Jaka, pictured here, was 14 years old when he began working on the palm oil plantation.  My name is Ratri Kusumohartono, and I’ve traveled here from Indonesia to bring the…