This book explores the challenges of environmental protection and development. Includes a chapter by Rainforest Alliance president Tensie Whelan on conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods.
The Rainforest Alliance is helping to arrest the major drivers of deforestation and environmental destruction. In our 2008 Annual Report, we provide a comprehensive overview of our on-the-ground work and detailed financial information.
Biologists have found rare macaws, owls, jaguar tracks and a giant anteater in the protected areas of Daterra, a Rainforest Alliance Certified farm in southeastern Brazil known as much for its superior beans as its commitment to conservation.