Posts Tagged with "video"

#RANFastFacts: Orangutan Umbrellas

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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#RANFastFacts: Orangutan Umbrellas

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Remembering Becky Tarbotton: One Year Later

Thursday, December 26, 2013

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Remembering Becky Tarbotton: One Year Later

A year ago today the unimaginable happened. On December 26, 2012 we lost our executive director and friend, Rebecca Tarbotton. It was one of the hardest, most painful moments in Rainforest Action Network’s history. Remembering that day and the days that followed makes my insides hurt and my throat close. Beyond the hurt, though, there [...]

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“We Do Not Wish to be Slaves on Our Own Lands”

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

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“We Do Not Wish to be Slaves on Our Own Lands”

The following guest blog is a call to action by RAN ally Adelbert Gangai on behalf of his people in Papua New Guinea. Please watch this compelling short interview with Adelbert speaking to RAN staff at last month’s Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) meeting in Sumatra, Indonesia. Then take action here to help the [...]

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Lumber Liquidators: Trading Siberian Tigers, Organized Crime, and Illegal Logging for Cheap Flooring

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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Lumber Liquidators: Trading Siberian Tigers, Organized Crime, and Illegal Logging for Cheap Flooring

A shocking new report shows direct ties between hardwood flooring giant Lumber Liquidators, organized crime, and the illegal logging of the habitat of the last 450 Siberian Tigers. This shameless disregard for the last few remaining members of the species in pursuit of cheap flooring is not only disgusting, it’s illegal under American law and [...]

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Amazing! Orangutan Asks Girl for Help in Sign Language

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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Amazing! Orangutan Asks Girl for Help in Sign Language

For the last several months, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has teamed up with the creative geniuses at Free Range Studios to make this poignant two-minute film about the impacts of “Conflict Palm Oil” on orangutans—as seen through the eyes of a little girl communicating to an orphaned orangutan through sign language. RAN is doubling down [...]

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Asia Pulp and Paper Caught Clearing Rainforest: Credibility of APP Deforestation Moratorium in Doubt

Monday, June 10, 2013

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Asia Pulp and Paper Caught Clearing Rainforest: Credibility of APP Deforestation Moratorium in Doubt

Indonesian paper giant APP says it wants to change, but, given its track record, the company must prove itself before it can be trusted as a supplier of pulp and paper products. Unfortunately, APP’s four-month-old commitment to stop destroying Indonesia’s rainforests has already been called into question. WWF Indonesia recently published an open letter to APP’s [...]

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Free the Wayzata 3

Thursday, December 13, 2012

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Free the Wayzata 3

In what has become quite a local buzz, RAN just released a shocking video of police arresting a mother orangutan and her baby from a public bench in downtown Wayzata, Minnesota. To be perfectly clear, this mother orangutan, just like the hitch-hiking male orangutan that was arrested outside of Cargill’s HQ last week by private [...]

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Thank You. Thank You. Thank You.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Thank You. Thank You. Thank You.

All year you stand with us and tackle the hard, serious and often challenging crises our planet is facing. In the process, we’ve shown you some painful images–photos of orangutans left to die on palm oil plantations, tigers pushed out of their natural habitat. Images that are often horrifying and hard to look at. But [...]

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At What Cost?

Monday, October 22, 2012

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At What Cost?

Late last week, NBC’s primetime program “Rock Center with Brian Williams” aired an episode about the destruction of the last remaining orangutan habitat, the Tripa forest of Indonesia, for palm oil plantations. Rainforest Action Network helped with the behind the scenes legwork to get this important program on the air. Now we need to maximize [...]

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Field Report: Engineers Without Borders Team Inspects ClearWater Systems In Ecuador, Day 3

Friday, August 10, 2012

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Field Report: Engineers Without Borders Team Inspects ClearWater Systems In Ecuador, Day 3

This is part three of a series. Read part one here and part two here. Cofan Dureno day 2 After breakfast (white rice and yucca—again!) the women of the community laid out their finest wares for us. There was an amazing amount of beadwork on display—all of the beads being seeds that they dye different [...]

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