Forests & Pandemics Primer Launch

July 14, 2020 This new resource for religious leaders and faith communities outlines how the COVID-19 pandemic is closely tied to destruction of the planet’s rainforests and associated habitat loss, and the many ways that humanity is mismanaging nature. The primer explains how stopping tropical deforestation and conserving biodiversity are necessary steps to reduce disease […]

Resource Guide on Rainforest Protection for Religious Communities Launch

June 5, 2020 To mark World Environment Day, the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative has launched a Resource Guide on Rainforest Protection for Religious Communities. The publication outlines in detail how the protection of rainforests and the rights of indigenous peoples who serve as their guardians is essential to stopping biodiversity loss, combatting climate change and achieving […]