Rainforest Rescue

Rainforest Rescue is a not-for-profit organisation that has been protecting and restoring rainforests in Australia and internationally since 1998 by providing opportunities for individuals and businesses to Protect Rainforests Forever. Our mission is to inspire, engage and build community for the protection, preservation and restoration of rainforests through fundraising and education. Our objectives are: 1. The protection and enhancement of the natural environment. 2. The conservation of rainforests and the preservation of the biodiversity of rainforest ecosystems. 3. The restoration, rehabilitation, enhancement and management of remnant and regrowth rainforest. 4. The revegetation of ex-...
Create a Nature Conservation Reserve on Lot 46
 
$565
$99,388
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Lot 46 Cape Tribulation Road is in the heart of the Daintree lowlands rainforest (in far northern Australia) and is an incredibly special piece of land. It provides habitat for 19 endangered, threatened and vulnerable species. We have a chance to create a Nature Conservation Reserve on Lot 46 and protect it into perpetuity. By turning it into a permanently protected Reserve we will be changing not only its future, but the biodiversity of the area. project reportread updates from the field
Adopt Vulnerable Rainforest in Australia
 
$8,853
$81,147
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Adopting rainforest will enable us to purchase and protect vulnerable areas of tropical rainforest from development forever. The Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland is one of the oldest rainforests in the world and is home to 12 of the world's 19 primitive plant families, the highest concentration on earth. Over 180 properties remain unprotected and scattered about in private hands. Rainforest Rescue is buying up lot after lot and placing them under Nature Refuge Status. project reportread updates from the field
Save the Cassowary from Extinction in Australia
 
$18,237
$61,763
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The Endangered Southern Cassowary is a 'keystone' species crucial for rainforest ecology. Only 1000 remain in the wild due to habitat destruction caused by residential development. Rainforest Rescue is working to save the Cassowary through buying back high conservation rainforest as well as restoring rainforest habitat and creating wildlife corridors through the planting of trees which will provide habitat, food, and a safe passage for generations of Cassowaries to come. project reportread updates from the field
Help Aboriginal Green Team For Australia's Forests
 
$1,335
$73,665
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This project will employ and support the Madhima Gulgan Community Association and their professional bush regeneration team to help Rainforest Rescue plant trees, remove invasive weeds and regenerate and reforest the last remaining fragmented remnants of The Big Scrub, a Critically Endangered lowland rainforest in northern New South Wales. This project will also help this local indigenous community gain invaluable "green" employment and training opportunities. project reportread updates from the field
Protect Last Viable Sri Lanka Rainforest With Jobs
 
$225
$74,775
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This project is creating rainforest corridors and buffer zones in order to protect the last remaining viable tropical rainforest in Sri Lanka. The Sinharaja Forest Reserve was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1988. Rainforest Rescue is protecting rare and endemic flora, fauna and wildlife by reducing the pressures on rainforest resources through community education programs, property purchase and rainforest regeneration, thereby establishing sustainable livelihoods for local residents. project reportread updates from the field

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