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Rainforest Conservation
PROTECT THE RAInforest now

Our green lung

Tropical rainforests are our green lungs and form unique biodiversity hotspots along the equator with the most species-rich ecosystems on earth. Their destruction continues, even though we know how important rainforests are for the climate, the Earth’s biodiversity and thus also for us humans. As a result, many of the species native to the rainforests are losing their habitat and important food for survival, above all the orangutans living in the rainforests of Southeast Asia. In addition, the habitat for the Sumatran tiger, forest elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees and other primates, as well as for macaws and hummingbirds, is becoming increasingly scarce.

„The interest in the exploitation of this unique habitat for flora and fauna seems to be greater than its protection. We are all called upon when it comes to saving the last remaining rainforests.“

– Lars Gorschlüter, Foundation Founder –

Protection status:

Area Worldwide
13 Mio. km²

Threat by:

Slash and burn, exploitation of mineral resources, deforestation, plantation mining for palm oil, soy, bananas and coffee, overexploitation, construction of large dams for energy production.

Our approach

With our projects, we want to sensitize people to a considerate use of natural resources in order to preserve these unique ecosystems, which are richest in species on our planet, together. This can only be achieved through educational work and the ideally resulting change in the consumption and usage habits of consumers in Western countries, through political pressure in the countries of cultivation as well as in the importing countries and, last but not least, through the support of local organizations in the affected areas.

With our ZeroPalmoil campaign, we have set ourselves the goal of raising awareness and educating consumers, companies and politicians about the issue of palm oil. A decrease in palm oil consumption or, better yet, complete abandonment of palm oil consumption is urgently needed!

With the project Friends of the Orangutans for Hutanriau Foundation in Indonesia, we promote the conservation of the rainforest in Sumatra as well as the strengthening and development of the communities in Riau through agroforestry. We support the organization ISPC Indonesian Species Conservation Program in the protection of endangered rainforest species.

Rainforest conservation projects


Rainforest Conservation on Borneo.


The project supports communities in Riau to develop agroforestry.

Zero palm oil

Awareness campaign around the topic of palm oil.

And this could be your contribution

Join in now and make a valuable contribution to saving the rainforest. It is of utmost importance to preserve the habitats of endangered animal and plant species and to protect our rainforests in the long term. Now is the time to act!

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