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Protecting the Unprotected

Huge Thank You - Target Reached! Thanks to your support, 26 threatened rainforest properties have been rescued across Australia. Your generosity has helped again in defending another unique and special area of rainforest from destruction.
$100,008
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238 donations
May 22, 2016 12:00 AM - July 31, 2016 12:00 AM
Protecting the Unprotected

Time is short and it’s vital to act quickly to Protect Rainforests Forever.

The Lowland Daintree Rainforest lies between the Wet Tropics of Queensland and Great Barrier Reef UNESCO World Heritage Areas and has a vital role in connecting these two significant ecosystems. 

The recent bleaching of significant areas of the Great Barrier Reef is a striking reminder of the impact of human activity on our ecosystems. Drastic action needs to be taken to help build resilience against these threats and the potentially catastrophic long-term impacts of climate change. Creating permanent rainforest corridors, connecting protected landscapes, gives the unique flora and fauna of the Daintree a better chance of survival and protects river catchments flowing onto the Great Barrier Reef.

Recently, Rainforest Rescue identified three priority properties under threat. With your support, we managed to rescue one of these, but, sadly, a second property was sold for development as we campaigned for its protection. The third property is for sale on the open market, but in danger of being lost. You can help secure this land and protect the rainforest forever.

With a lineage of over 70 million years the Daintree is critically important as an ‘engine-room’ of evolution. It is the largest area of the wet lowland tropical rainforest remaining in Australia, protecting both the ecological and evolutionary processes that result in diversification, adaptation and survival. At this time of unprecedented change, we have to act now to ensure that this unique and special habitat survives for future generations.

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

Thank you

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Genevieve
(462 days ago)
$30
Barbara
(462 days ago)
$40
Simon
(462 days ago)
$30
Gillian
(462 days ago)
$100
Matthew
(465 days ago)
Thanks for your great work and positive message of hope for the natural world
$100
Kathleen Fairweather
(466 days ago)
We just had a small school holiday bake sale. The kids raised $133 to save the Daintree habitat.
$133
Jennifer
(473 days ago)
$50
Anonymous
(473 days ago)
$10,000
Wendy
(473 days ago)
$30
Margaret
(473 days ago)
$100
Heidi Sutherland
(474 days ago)
$100
Melissa Horton
(474 days ago)
$100
Anonymous
(474 days ago)
$500
Evelyn
(474 days ago)
$300
Anthony Hotson
(474 days ago)
Thanks for your work and its results.
$900
Ruth
(474 days ago)
$3,000
Ross Macpherson
(474 days ago)
$75
Jeremy
(474 days ago)
$500
Janet White
(474 days ago)
$220
Emma
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$200
Lindsay
(474 days ago)
$200
Sharon
(474 days ago)
$50
LOVE TEA
(474 days ago)
Thank you for all your work!!!!!!!!!! :)
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$1,000
Bernie
(474 days ago)
$500
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$50
James & Kaley Morrissey
(475 days ago)
For The Tree's! :)
$50
Paul R
(475 days ago)
Great work!
$80
Laurie Beck
(475 days ago)
Keep up the fantastic work!
$50
E Brown
(475 days ago)
$300
Dawn
(475 days ago)
Our support towards buying the next property.
$75
Anonymous
(475 days ago)
$500
Platinum Cables Pty Limited
(476 days ago)
$15,000
Victoria Parsons
(477 days ago)
I am honoured to be able to support your work!
$10,000
Vicki Brooke
(478 days ago)
$2,000
Alison Crook
(478 days ago)
$60
Anonymous
(478 days ago)
$100
Gerard
(478 days ago)
$1,000
Anonymous
(479 days ago)
$10
James
(480 days ago)
$100
SUSAN CARLTON
(480 days ago)
WISHING YOU ONGOING SUCCESS AS YOU CONTINUE TO BUY & PRESERVE OUR PRECIOUS RAINFOREST & ECOSYSTEMS
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Leonie Gascoigne
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$100
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Donald
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$150
Julie
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$500
Mary
(483 days ago)
Hope this helps!
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Alan
(483 days ago)
For the Rainforest
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Catherine
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$50
Kevin
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$200
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$75
Bronwyn Macreadie
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$50
Beverley
(484 days ago)
$30
Julien
(484 days ago)
One step closer!
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Anonymous
(484 days ago)
$50
Peter
(488 days ago)
$30
Lyndell
(488 days ago)
$145
Linz
(488 days ago)
Keep up the great work!
$100
Andrew
(489 days ago)
$1,000
Eleanor
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$50
Lisa
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$50
Melissa Fratzia
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Lexi
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Lesley
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Yvonne McIntosh
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Barbara
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Josephine
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$500
David
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$70
Paul
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Sally
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$500
Anonymous
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$5
Cynthia
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$250
Margaret
(496 days ago)
Thank you that this wonderful organisation exists. I absolutely love visiting the rainforest areas
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John
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$25
Louise
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$10
Anonymous
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$20
Kay
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$10
Anonymous
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$100
Anonymous
(498 days ago)
Supporting all forms of biodiversity with the specific exception of the human species.
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$500
Anna
(498 days ago)
$300
Anonymous
(498 days ago)
$1,000
Pauline
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$50
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$50
Colleen
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$20
Sergio Canale
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$1,000
Barry
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$80
Helena
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$50
Steven Bowden
(500 days ago)
I Love Rainforests.
$250
Robyn
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$100
Jeanette
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$35
Natalie
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$25
Stephanie Anderson
(501 days ago)
$50
Laurie
(501 days ago)
Please use to buy lot 38, or similar. Thanks
$1,000
Robert A
(501 days ago)
Keep up the good work
$26
Silent Thunder Green Tea Co.
(502 days ago)
“...having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want.” A.Warhol
$50
Ozone Global Investments Pty Ltd
(502 days ago)
Wishing you all the Best
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Pete
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$290
June
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Len
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Julie
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$110
Jenny
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Frank
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Jennifer
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$35
Anonymous
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$150
Anonymous
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$75
Anonymous
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$100
Betsy
(504 days ago)
Good to know you are still active!
$220
Terry
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$100
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$110
Michael
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$30
Angela
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Pamela
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Clinton
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Jules
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Bill
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$55
Joan
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Dorothy
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Bruce
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$750
Catherine Macleish
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$50
Helen
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$30
Anonymous
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$50
Anonymous
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Marilyn
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$40
Kathleen
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$55
Nick
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Alice
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Colin
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Ann
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Anonymous
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$130
Dennis
(505 days ago)
$110
R & C
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$30
Jeanette
(505 days ago)
$150
Margaret
(505 days ago)
Great Work and Good Luck with this project.
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(505 days ago)
Good Luck!
$130
Ulysses
(505 days ago)
Save my home!!
$100
Anonymous
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$25
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Anonymous
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$50
SassyZephyr
(509 days ago)
Go Guys
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Keith
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$220
Sheila
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$20
Anonymous
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$1,000
Anonymous
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$25
Michael
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$10
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$20
Marita Macrae
(509 days ago)
Wonderful work, thankyou.
$100
Anonymous
(509 days ago)
$250
Bill Medley
(510 days ago)
$250
Peter
(510 days ago)
$120
Bernadette
(510 days ago)
$55
Ben & Michelle
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$12
Anonymous
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$75
Brenda
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$55
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Anonymous
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Anonymous
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$39
MM
(511 days ago)
:)
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$100
Rainforest Rescuer
(512 days ago)
Keep up the good work!
$100
(512 days ago)
Happy to help :)
$200
Anonymous
(512 days ago)
$170
(512 days ago)
Look forward to the next purchase!
$50
(512 days ago)
Donation towards the end of year campaign.
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