We Are Explorers is teaming up with Rainforest 4 Foundation to raise $25,000, purchase a block of land in the Daintree Rainforest, return it to the Daintree National Park and protect it forever. But what’s the Daintree actually like? And what can you do there? We sent Kate up north to find out.Read more
Kelvin Davies has devoted much of his life to protecting the world’s rainforests. He’s the founder of Rainforest 4 Foundation, and he's been buying land in the Daintree Rainforest for the last twenty years. We Are Explorers, who are just a few days away from kicking off their crowdfunding for Daintree buyback, chatted with Kelvin to find out why it’s so crucial that we protect our rainforests.Read more
We Are Explorers is crowdfunding $25,000 to help us purchase and protect one hectare of Daintree Lowland Rainforest. To get things started Kate Stevens from We Are Explorers headed up to see the property with Kelvin Davies and to meet the Traditional Owners, hang out with cassowaries, capture some shots and set to work building out the campaign. Now the countdown to the launch has begun!Read more
Two Battles in One: Tackling Forest Fires and Demanding Climate Justice for Kalimantan.
For the past four months, Rainforest 4 Foundation has been supporting the Ranu Welum Foundation in Kalimantan, Indonesia to help them extinguish forest fires and demand Climate Justice.Read more
We’re happy to let you know Sumatran-based orangutan expert and founder of the Orangutan Information Centre, Mr Panut Hadisiswoyo has arrived in the Byron Shire and is ready for our special event the Sunday the 18th of August - Rescuing Orangutans and Saving RainforestsRead more
Can you imagine planting 1,775,153 trees! That’s what’s been achieved in Sumatra over the past decade by the Orangutan Information Centre. Sumatran Orangutans, Elephants, Tigers and Rhinos have all benefitted from this incredible effort. And we’ve only getting started!Read more
Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player in Earth’s hydrological (water) cycle, a massive producer of oxygen and home to most of the world’s species, rainforests are the home of a large indigenous human population. They are also the source of many vital resources, including medicines, used by humans around the world.Read more