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Going for the #next10

With 30 rainforest properties now protected in Australia, our vision is to rescue a further ten strategic vulnerable blocks in the Daintree. Your precious support is needed more than ever in the effort to Protect Rainforests Forever.
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December 4, 2017 12:00 AM - January 31, 2018 12:00 AM
Going for the #next10

UPDATE,15 Jan 2018: Amazing result! We've reached our target two weeks before the deadline and have started the conveyancing process to rescue our No.1 priority vulnerable rainforest property in the Daintree. We'll post more news on this later in the week - Thank You.

We're moving on up! This year, with your generous support, Rainforest Rescue secured a 30th vulnerable rainforest property in Australia. This is a huge achievement and we couldn't have done it without you. We're working hard to ensure that all these properties are protected forever. We have huge momentum behind us, and a clear vision for the future.

With a dynamic, committed team, and with your enthusiastic support, we aim to secure, and protect forever, a further ten threatened rainforest properties over the next four years. We're really excited to launch Rainforest Rescue's #next10 campaign. Each rainforest property under threat will be carefully identified, with priority given to properties that fit with our strategic vision. This is to create vital wildlife corridors that allow the safe passage of rainforest fauna and flora, protecting biodiversity for future generations.

Our purchase of rainforest under threat is always strategic, never scattergun. We care more about our contribution to conservation than numbers per se. We hold out for properties of significant strategic conservation value, ensuring that we use supporters' donations to the best possible effect. We take our duty of care to our supporters very seriously.

Our #next10 campaign requires focus, resilience, and a passion to continue a project that has been 19 years in the making. We hope that you are as keen as ever to continue this journey with us. We can't do this without you! Please support Rainforest Rescue's #next10 campaign, helping us to rescue another piece of rainforest under threat.

As part of Rainforest Rescue's #next10 campaign, we've identified three priority Daintree properties that are under threat and we hope to acquire these as soon as possible. We're aiming high! Each property links to a current Rainforest Rescue wildlife corridor or connects upland World Heritage Area and National Park to the lowland rainforest and coast. These strategic acquisitions will deliver vital protection for the rainforest.

 

Of the 30 properties saved by you and fellow Rainforest Rescuers in Australia, 22 are protected with covenants stripping development rights and protecting them forever. In addition, two further properties have been gifted to the National Park. We are working with the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to protect the remaining six properties by adding them to our family of Nature Refuges. The Rainforest Rescue Board have made a strong commitment to never sell off land for development, no matter what the short-term gain may be.

I know you care deeply about Australia’s unique rainforest, and want to ensure its conservation. It’s vital that we keep up the momentum and do all we can to protect the Daintree.

 Donate Now

 

Your important gift today can help stop the destruction of our extraordinary rainforests.

Thank you

Rachael
(231 days ago)
$250
Deer Daisy
(237 days ago)
Thanks for being amazing guys :)
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Grahame and Robyn
(238 days ago)
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Anonymous
(240 days ago)
$500
Fritz77
(244 days ago)
keep going ... this is so important
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Paul
(246 days ago)
$100
Rettet den Regenwald - Rainforest Rescue Germany
(252 days ago)
Helping to protect Daintree rainforest www.rainforest-rescue.org
$27,640
Jess
(256 days ago)
For Health, Heart and Humanity.
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(258 days ago)
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(270 days ago)
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Rebecca
(270 days ago)
$40
Meredith
(270 days ago)
For my 10sq metres
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John K
(272 days ago)
$500
Anonymous
(272 days ago)
$500
Christopher Levy
(272 days ago)
for property buy backs please
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Chris Rodwell
(273 days ago)
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Beverely
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$10
Sally
(276 days ago)
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Luca
(276 days ago)
Christmas gift to restore these natural wonders. Thank you
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James Smart
(277 days ago)
Keep up the great work guys!
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(277 days ago)
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Alice
(277 days ago)
$5
Alex
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of Alex - helping protect rainforests forever
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Hannah
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of Hannah - helping protect rainforests forever
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James
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of James - helping protect rainforests forever
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Jo
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A Christmas donation on behalf of Jo - helping protect rainforests forever
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Lucy
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of Lucy - helping protect rainforests forever
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Maya
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of Maya - helping protect rainforests forever
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Ruby
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of Ruby - helping protect rainforests forever
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Willow
(277 days ago)
A Christmas donation on behalf of Willow - helping protect rainforests forever
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Rettet den Regenwald - Rainforest Rescue Germany
(277 days ago)
Helping to protect Daintree rainforest www.rainforest-rescue.org
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Karena
(277 days ago)
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(277 days ago)
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(277 days ago)
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Pam
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$35
Wendy & Tom
(278 days ago)
$100
Bill
(278 days ago)
Keep up the great work!
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Anonymous
(278 days ago)
$25
Madeleine
(278 days ago)
The best holiday gift I could ever could contribute towards - saving more of our precious rainforest
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Helen
(278 days ago)
$30
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(278 days ago)
$30
Gerry
(279 days ago)
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(279 days ago)
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(279 days ago)
$250
malia
(279 days ago)
we need to protect our climate and our precious biodiversity
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(279 days ago)
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(279 days ago)
$25
Kirstan
(280 days ago)
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(281 days ago)
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Grant Booth
(281 days ago)
For Alistair Davies
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(282 days ago)
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Catherine
(284 days ago)
$20
M Vesk
(284 days ago)
Here we go - more rainforest rescued!
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Grant
(284 days ago)
$110
Beverley
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Rita
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Wendy
(284 days ago)
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Erin
(284 days ago)
$25
David
(284 days ago)
$90
Betsy
(285 days ago)
I love the Daintree and love that you are working to preserve important sections of it.
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Peter and Barbara
(285 days ago)
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(285 days ago)
Love your work
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Libby
(285 days ago)
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Gordana Pozvek
(285 days ago)
We can re-forest and re-green Australia!!!
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(289 days ago)
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(289 days ago)
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(289 days ago)
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Frederick Myers
(289 days ago)
Keep up the good work. Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer!
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michael
(290 days ago)
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(290 days ago)
This would be easier if our login linked to our address.
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Mick Scott
(290 days ago)
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Ben Jaensch
(290 days ago)
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Christopher Ash
(290 days ago)
Thanks for your work!
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Gloria
(290 days ago)
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(290 days ago)
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Karen
(290 days ago)
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John
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(291 days ago)
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Kristin Canning
(291 days ago)
In honour of Toni Lawler's life of conservation.
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(292 days ago)
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Michael
(292 days ago)
on behalf of Evelyn Livingston
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John Carlsen
(292 days ago)
$25
Gloria Harm
(292 days ago)
We need to protect the Daintree! Check @dogoodbygloria for the shout out I gave you guys last month.
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Anonymous
(293 days ago)
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(293 days ago)
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Anonymous
(294 days ago)
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