Synchronicity Earth

Synchronicity Earth is a charitable foundation with an ambitious vision: a sustainable planet that values the interconnectivity and interdependence of all living things.

Pages tagged with “forestry”

  • Press release: Communities protest that UK’s Equatorial Palm Oil is poised to seize land in Liberia

    Synchronicity Earth supports Sustainable Development Institute for its work in Liberia to tackle large scale commercial palm oil development, which threatens forests and the biodiversity and communities that depend on them. The joint press release below – signed by Synchronicity Earth and a number of national and international partners – lends support to one particular community in Liberia, the Jogbahn…

  • Economic growth and biodiversity: the true costs

    This month’s edition of The Economist magazine contains a 14-page special feature on the relationship between economic growth and biodiversity. It describes an environmental Kuznets curve, whereby ecological conditions worsen in the early stages of development but improve after a certain level of prosperity has been reached – by which time people and nation-states have the technical means to satisfy…

  • SDI Response to Recent Smear Campaign

    Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), Liberia has been subject to a smear campaign in the national media following the release of a report and fact sheet about the social and environmental impact of Sime Derby's palm oil operations in Liberia. Today, it issued a press release, outlining the role of particular government officials in spearheading the disinformation campaign, and highlighting the…

  • Réseau CREF

    We are very excited to provide details for the last of our recently funded projects. Synchronicity Earth is supporting Réseau CREF (Le Réseau pour la Conservation et la Réhabilitation des Ecosystèmes Forestiers / Network for the Conservation and Restoration of Forest Ecosystems) to develop and support community forestry initiatives in the Beni-Lubero Region, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Click…

  • Rainforest Foundation UK publishes report on commercial palm oil expansion in the Congo Basin

    Rainforest Foundation UK has published a report about the worrying expansion of commercial palm oil plantations throughout the world’s second largest rainforest, the Congo Basin.  “Seeds of Destruction” identifies half a million hectares of industrial oil palm projects that are getting underway in the Congo Basin rainforest, much of which is driven by the companies who have already destroyed forests…

  • TFT Centre for Social Excellence Fred

    Location: Cameroon TFT (formerly the Tropical Forest Trust) addresses deforestation by working with forest companies to help them transform themselves and the stories of their products.  Whilst working with logging companies in the Congo Basin, TFT realised that whilst they were not in short supply of agronomists, foresters and biologists, there was a real lack of social expertise and understanding…

  • Portfolios & Projects

    Our in-house team conducts research and analysis on a number of important themes in global conservation, as well as performing due diligence on charities. This helps us map out where the greatest needs are for conservation, what needs to be done, and the most effective organisations to partner with. This research forms the basis of our portfolios. These are made…