Land Purchase in Panama Helps Protect a “Sky Island” of Cloud Forest for Threatened Amphibians

Cerro Chucantí Nature Reserve in Panama has been expanded by 260 acres and safeguards critical habitats for newly discovered species, thanks to Rainforest Trust’s (an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner) local partner Asociación Adopta el Bosque Panamá (ADOPTA), the International Conservation Fund of Canada (ICFC) and other supporters. Rainforest Trust’s partner ADOPTA has secured 260 acres to [...]

Creating Protected Areas for Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles

Photo: Critically Endangered William's Bright-Eyed Frog. Photo © Molly Bletz. Rainforest Trust issues a call to action for global conservation partners. In 2004, the Global Amphibian Assessment identified habitat loss as one of the major causes of amphibian declines throughout the world. This should have sparked a major global effort to protect as many key sites [...]

Rainforest Trust Announces Joint Earth Day Campaign to Save 100,000 Acres of Amazon Rainforest and Create Reserve for Jaguars

Rainforest Trust, a nonprofit conservation organization focused on saving threatened lands and endangered species, has announced a cause campaign that invites the public to save 100,000 acres of Amazon rainforest that is home to jaguars, giant river otters, and other endangered wildlife. To launch its “Amazon Earth Day” campaign, Rainforest Trust has partnered with Greatergood.org [...]

Signs point towards success in Palawan

After a successful visit to the future site of the Cleopatra’s Needle Forest Reserve on Palawan Island, Robin Moore, Conservation Officer with ASA, Rainforest Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation, reported that partner organizations are laying necessary groundwork for the reserve’s creation. The proposed 80,000-acre reserve, adjacent to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, is a major [...]