A recently revised development proposal by the Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch pushing for reticulated power north of the Daintree River has re-ignited residents’ concerns over how this would negatively impact the pristine World Heritage value environment they live in and the tourism it generates.Read more
The non-profit organisation Reforest Now was established with the objective of planting trees to restore rainforest ecosystems. Kelvin Davies interviewed the founders, Maximo Bottaro and Michael Martin about their work and vision for the future.Read more
Rainforest 4 has added its support to the Orangutan Information Centre and their overwhelmingly positive action to protect and restore rainforest in Sumatra, which has included the planting of 1,775,153 trees!Read more
In his TEDx talk, former Douglas Shire Mayor Mike Berwick recounts the Daintree Blockade and World Heritage listing of the Wet Tropics and calls for more action to save the Daintree from the threat of development.Read more
Thanks to our generous donors we are continuing to support our partners Daintree Life in closing roads by planting trees in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest. On the 6th of March, additional trees were planted in Cow Bay to close a gap in the canopy.Read more
Kelvin Davies explains why land in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest is at risk of development and makes the case for ongoing "buyback" to protect the Daintree forever.Read more
Some of Australia’s most beautiful rainforest birds are threatened with extinction due to the loss of their rainforest habitat. In response, Rainforest 4 is supporting the work of Reforest Now on a new project to restore sub-tropical rainforest habitat in the Byron Shire at Upper Wilsons Creek, NSW.