3 RANimals in Poland

Three of us from RAN’s climate and energy team––Paddy, Jason and myself––have just arrived in Katowice, a small city in the heart of Polish coal mining country for COP24, the…

Federal judge delays the Keystone XL Pipeline once more

The notorious Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline has hit yet another major legal roadblock. On Thursday November 8, a federal judge overturned President Trump’s approval of the project, finding the administration in breach of key environmental laws.

Stop the Olympics from destroying the rainforests

RAN and our partners — TuK Indonesia and WALHI — have been investigating a giant logging and palm oil company called Korindo, which has been cutting down rainforests in Indonesia. Korindo’s timber supply chain extends into some of the most biodiverse tropical ecosystems in the world, including the home of the critically endangered Bornean orangutan.

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Rainforest defenders, torture and banks

What do human rights abuses, 2020 Olympics and banks have in common? Wrongfully arrested and tortured by police for defending their own land… These are just a couple of the unimaginable human tragedies we’ve discovered in the rainforests of North Maluku, Indonesia.

Breaking News: Indofood Penalized

Today, Indonesia’s largest food company, Indofood, was SANCTIONED by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest certification system for “sustainable” palm oil. Demand that buyers, joint venture partners, and financiers end all business with Indofood until the company adopts a comprehensive “No Deforestation, No Peatland Destruction, No Exploitation” policy and implementation plan.

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.

10 Alternative Treats for Halloween

In our last blog, we asked YOU: what are fun alternatives to problematic candy this Halloween? Most of us love chocolate, but too many candymakers are more concerned about profits than about rainforests being destroyed by Conflict Palm Oil (which is found in their chocolate!).

Trick or Treat?

We answer questions about what to do with Conflict Palm Oil in candy and how we can demand more of the companies that still have it in their supply chains. We ask YOU for Halloween alternatives … stay tuned for your answers in our next blog!

Something Wicked…

Candymakers Nestlé, Mars, Hershey’s, and Mondelēz are still sourcing Conflict Palm Oil from PT SPS II, a company destroying habitat and rainforest in the orangutan capital of the world. Demand they put an end to the curse of Conflict Palm Oil.

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.

Who’s Banking Enbridge?

The Line 3 pipeline runs roughshod over Indigenous rights and threatens our shared climate by expanding access to dirty tar sands oil.

Activists Disrupt PepsiCo NYC Office

On Monday, activists stormed PepsiCo’s office in Manhattan to demand the snack food giant stop deforestation and exploitation. Watch the live stream of the action here. Activists line up across…