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...

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...

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...

They're responsible for producing the oxygen that we breathe. They absorb carbon dioxide. They're home to many of the world's plant and animal species. What are they? Rainforests.  As we approach the second annual World Rainforest Day on June 22nd the Rainforest Partnership (a local nonprofit organization) is asking for your help to save...

Guest Post - from the Rainforest Partnership In December 2015, Rainforest Partnership celebrated with the world when 195 nations came together to adopt the historical and unprecedented Paris Agreement. Setting aside their many ideologies and national interests, our global leaders came together to address the single...

Guest Post - from BioIntegrity You know this. Today’s environmental problems are vast, small and enormous all at once. Without really setting out to, the last 200 years of human expansion have put the next 200 years of human continuation in real jeopardy. Because of the combined impacts...