Provide Direct Funding to the Grassroots

Since 1993, RAN’s Community Action Grants program has distributed more than 5 million dollars in grants to more than 400 frontline communities, Indigenous- led organizations, and allies, helping their efforts to secure protection of traditional territory in forests around the world and helping to keep carbon in the ground.

Indigenous and Frontline Communities Are Our Best Defense

The most effective and long lasting approach to preventing deforestation and the massive climate pollution it causes is to defend and uphold the territorial land rights of Indigenous peoples. RAN takes leadership and partners closely with Indigenous allies around the world to support their frontline fights to defend their communities from corporate exploitation and abusive government policies.

Amazon Fires: How Can You Help?

If you’re like us, you’ve been watching the news over the last few weeks in horror. The fires in the Amazon are beyond heartbreaking and devastating. Rainforest Action Network and…

The Day After: And Tomorrow

Our Executive Director, Lindsey Allen’s perspective on the recent US Midterm Elections and what the results mean for the forests, climate, and our work.

Voices from the Frontlines: Rose’s Story

Seventeen-year-old Rose Whipple is from the Santee Dakota and Ho-Chunk nations, and serves as the Twin Cities Organizer for Honor The Earth. She’s working tirelessly to protect her homeland from Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline. Here’s why.

How to Support Standing Rock: A Personal FAQ

Hey folks, my name is Brihannala Morgan and I’m a senior forest campaigner at RAN. While my work mostly involves working directly with Indigenous and frontline communities in Indonesia, I…

The Human Cost of Forest Fabrics

Behind the shiny exteriors and glossy magazine advertisements of American fashion brands hides some disturbing truths. Communities like those in Pandumaan-Sipituhuta in Northern Sumatra, featured in the short film below…