Films for the Forest (F3) is an annual international short film challenge created by Rainforest Partnership in 2010. Since 2012, winning F3 films have screened as part of SXSW Community Screening every March in Austin, Texas. Our goal is to create awareness about the importance of...

You've read the headlines. You've seen the photos. The Amazon is burning.   But what exactly does that mean? Earlier this week, we sat down with Marshall Huggins, chief of staff with the Rainforest Partnership, and asked him this exact question.   (The Rainforest Partnership is an Austin-based nonprofit...

Fanny Cornejo loves monkeys. Ten years ago, she actually spent five months living with yellow-tailed woolly monkeys in Peru.   No people. Just a tent, weekly supply drops, and steep mountains.   Which made following the fast-moving monkeys difficult. So difficult that in the beginning, Fanny would make desperate...

Hosted by the Rainforest Partnership - Rainforest Partnership’s Peru Country Director Fanny Cornejo and the RP Peru team are here in Austin for the first time! Come hear their stories from the frontlines of conservation, from the mysterious cloud forests to the last relics of the...

Where does your food come from? It's a simple question, but according to the folks at the Rainforest Partnership, it's an important and impactful one. That's because about 80 percent of global deforestation is caused by agricultural production (especially from products like beef, palm oil, and...

Right now, something big is going on in Poland. A meeting (known as COP24) is bringing together leaders from around the world to address perhaps our biggest problem - climate change.   Each year, these meetings have been held in an attempt to address climate change on a...

From the Rainforest Partnership - You cannot protect what you don't know. That's why Rainforest Partnership teamed up with research biologist Sean McHugh and wildlife documentarian Jaz McKibben to complete the first-ever mammal survey of the Colibri Cloudforest of Peru. From the first recording of Spectacled Bears in the...

When it comes to environmental issues, the problems can sometimes seem so big and so far away, it can be difficult to imagine a way to fix them.   Take the protection of the world's rainforests, for example. The consequences of the loss of such a biodiverse region...