Keep Forests Standing
Campaign Launch!

Today, we’re putting 17 brands and banks on notice: end deforestation and the expansion of logging and industrial agriculture into the last tropical rainforests of Indonesia, the Amazon, and the Congo Basin, in particular areas traditionally owned and managed by Indigenous Peoples and local communities…NOW.

Taking Care and Taking Action

At RAN, we fully recognize the global health and financial crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. And we know that, like the existential threat of climate change, these crises require unprecedented global action in solidarity with those most vulnerable.

Liberty Mutual Stands With Tar Sands Oil

Liberty Mutual spends hundreds of millions of dollars every year advertising their insurance coverage for homes, cars and more. For the general public, they don’t advertise that they also insure…

Offshore Drilling: Guyana

Guyana, a small South American country with less than one million people, is a newcomer to oil production at a time when the world must move away from fossil fuels….

Expansion: Amazon Oil

Despite widespread concern over the vulnerability of the Amazon rainforests, four companies (Andes Petroleum, GeoPark, Frontera, and Amerisur) are actively pushing to expand fossil fuel extraction deep into the western…

Coal Mining: Turów Mine

PGE (Polska Grupa Energetyczna) is the largest producer of electricity and heat in Poland, 91% of which it derives from burning coal. PGE’s plans to develop Europe’s deepest lignite mine…

Taking care of each other during crisis

Just like you, our family at RAN is trying to navigate the global pandemic that is reaching into our communities and around the world. Social justice and mutual aid are…

Make Polar Bears Happy for Polar Bear Day

It’s Polar Bear Day! But the planet is warming, their habitat is disappearing, and their way of life is becoming impossible. We won’t stand by and lose Polar Bears to the greed and destruction caused by Big Banks driving climate change; but we need your help!

Follow Up from the Frontlines

We at Rainforest Action Network (RAN) were among the millions of people worldwide who watched in horror last Fall as massive swaths of the Amazon burned out of control. Fanning…

We must keep forests standing, uphold rights and protect the climate

Here we are in a new year and 2020 requires bold action from all of us. We must keep forests intact and standing. We must uphold the rights of frontline and Indigenous communities as they face the most immediate harm. We must draw a line in the sand: not another forest cleared.

Racism, The Royals, and “The RAN”

It’s not often that Rainforest Action Network gets swept up in a royal scandal. In fact, let’s say never — until now, that is. Spurred by an article in a…

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil?

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil? Our assessment has found that their paper promises have not stopped deforestation, have not mitigated threats to endangered species, and have not delivered remedy for the exploitation of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and workers.

Fast facts about Australia fires

The images and video coming from Australia are devastating. Yet again, the climate crisis is fueling another horrifying event, one that has killed an estimated 500 million animals, dozens of…

The Most Important Place You’ve Never Heard Of

Can you picture a rhinoceros in the rainforest? Add a herd of elephants, families of orangutans swinging through the treetops and tigers prowling the understory and there is only one place in the world you could be: Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem, one of Earth’s most ancient forest ecosystems…

AXIS Capital Adopts New Fossil Fuel Policy

Slowly but surely, the U.S. insurance industry is starting to acknowledge its role in driving climate change, and taking steps to stop. Last month, AXIS Capital became the second U.S….