Check out our stories, photographs and videos to learn how your donations are achieving outcomes for wildlife, climate, people and the planet.

Help us buy Lot 305 in the Daintree Rainforest for only $25,000

We have an opportunity to buy a Daintree Rainforest property covered in beautiful Fan Palms for only $25,000. Lot 305 Cypress Road, Cow Bay is 1 ha in size and is covered by tropical rainforest. Buying and protecting this property will be a fantastic outcome for conservation as it connects to the Daintree National Park, is in pristine condition and provides vital habitat for the Endangered Southern Cassowary.

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Exploring a Land Before Time in Our Own Backyard

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. 

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PROTECTING THE EARTH’S OLDEST RAINFOREST - AN INTERVIEW WITH KELVIN DAVIES

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. 

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Lot 305 in the Daintree Q&A

We’ve provided answers to the most frequently asked questions on the purchase and protection of Lot 305 Cypress Road in the Daintree Lowland Rainforest.  

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Tree planting near Byron Bay adds 1,100

Rainforest 4 Foundation is helping its partners Reforest Now to plant thousands of trees. This month we were at Durrumbul, inland from Byron Bay to help plant another 1,100 rainforest trees!

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We Are Explorers Crowdfunds to Protect the Daintree

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!

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Winners of O’Reillys Rainforest Retreat prize

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat has helped us Save the Daintree Rainforest by supporting us with a raffle prize.....  and the Lucky Winner is Damian Farrell and family!

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Forest Fires and Climate Justice for Kalimantan

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. 

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The Orangutan Rescuer is here - book your tickets now

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 Rainforests

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1.7 million trees planted and counting!

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!  

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