We’re Wild About Mothers

Published: May 2015

We’re celebrating the special bond between mothers and their cubs, pups and more. Take a few moments to “ooh and aah” over these sweet photos and learn a bit about the Rainforest Alliance’s work around the globe.

Our free educational curriculum for grades K-8 helps children to better understand and appreciate nature’s many wonders -- like the fact that no two zebras’ stripes are the same, just like humans’ fingerprints.

To combat deforestation and help save the critically endangered Sumatran tiger, the Rainforest Alliance -- in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund -- is encouraging coffee farmers in Indonesia to move outside of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park boundaries, a refuge for the critically endangered feline.

American black bears are found throughout the Canadian Boreal Forests, where the Rainforest Alliance is studying how Forest Stewardship Council® certification has affected aboriginal communities.

Fewer than 800 Mountain Gorillas remain in the wild in Uganda, due to the rapid destruction of their natural forested habitat. To help reverse deforestation, the Rainforest Alliance is working with the Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST), which has organized the planting over 1.5 million native trees in critical conservation areas.

Eco-conscious travelers can get a glimpse of the Galapagos Islands’ exotic wildlife, like these sea lions by choosing Rainforest Alliance Certified hotels and tour operators.

In Kenya, home of the iconic African lion, thousands of tea farmers have earned the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal, which means they are protecting the natural environment and supporting the well-being of communities.

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