Global initiatives

Complementing our deep roots on the ground, our innovative and creative global initiatives engage hearts and minds, connect people and organizations, and inspire individual and collective actions that drive impact for tropical rainforests and our entire planet.

World Rainforest Day

World Rainforest Day is global movement driving education, action, and the immediate protection and restoration of our world’s rainforests. A free, virtual, community-powered event Global Summit brings together rainforest guardians, environmental champions, youth leaders, indigenous communities, environmental non-profits, policy representatives.

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Films for the Forest

Films for the Forest is an annual juried short film competition that invites filmmakers from around the world to share the voices and stories of forests worldwide, highlighting their rich biodiversity and local communities, their immense beauty and importance to the entire planet, the threats they face, and the opportunities for renewal.

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Gen Z for the Trees

Gen Z for the Trees (Z4T) is Rainforest Partnership’s global youth movement designed to educate young climate and rainforest advocates on the drivers of deforestation, inspire them with stories of hope, and empower them to affect change to achieve the bold vision of zero deforestation by 2030.

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Rainforest Partnership Publishing

Rainforest Partnership Publishing, launched in 2022, creates and shares educational, inspirational, and practical publications designed to educate and inspire audiences, foster dialogue, and build critical pathways to rainforest conservation.

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Niyanta Spelman moderating a panel at the 2022 World Biodiversity Summit.

Rainforest Collective

Rainforest Collective is a bold, global collaboration for urgent, sweeping rainforest protection. Organized by Rainforest Partnership in 2021, Rainforest Collective convenes rainforest-focused and forest-supporting organizations, communities, leaders, and industries around the world to build new funding channels that power high-impact conservation and pathways.

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Three men standing in a rainforest, two holding cameras looking up at the canopy. Photo by Roberto Elías.

Rainforest Academy

Rainforest Academy builds on Rainforest Partnership’s deep expertise to develop comprehensive curricula, training modules, short courses, podcasts, and research. Rainforest Academy offers new perspectives on environmental issues and drivers of environmental challenges, helps audiences understand how forests and the environment connect.