Black Lives Matter

RAN stands in solidarity with those in the streets bringing attention to the movement for black lives and seeking to gain justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and…

Who’s banking the Keystone XL pipeline?

May 2020 update JPMorgan Chase remains the primary banker of the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline through its support for TC Energy, the company behind the project. It’s followed…

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.

Forests of the Singkil-Bengkung region of the Leuser Ecosystem (Photo: Paul Hilton)

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…