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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

(393 days ago)
$30
Genevieve
(403 days ago)
$30
Barbara
(403 days ago)
$40
Simon
(403 days ago)
$30
Gillian
(403 days ago)
$100
Matthew
(406 days ago)
Thanks for your great work and positive message of hope for the natural world
$100
Kathleen Fairweather
(407 days ago)
We just had a small school holiday bake sale. The kids raised $133 to save the Daintree habitat.
$133
Jennifer
(414 days ago)
$50
Anonymous
(414 days ago)
$10,000
Wendy
(414 days ago)
$30
Margaret
(414 days ago)
$100
Heidi Sutherland
(415 days ago)
$100
Melissa Horton
(415 days ago)
$100
Anonymous
(415 days ago)
$500
Evelyn
(415 days ago)
$300
Anthony Hotson
(415 days ago)
Thanks for your work and its results.
$900
Ruth
(415 days ago)
$3,000
Ross Macpherson
(415 days ago)
$75
Jeremy
(415 days ago)
$500
Janet White
(415 days ago)
$220
Emma
(415 days ago)
$200
Lindsay
(415 days ago)
$200
Sharon
(415 days ago)
$50
LOVE TEA
(415 days ago)
Thank you for all your work!!!!!!!!!! :)
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$1,000
Bernie
(415 days ago)
$500
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$50
James & Kaley Morrissey
(416 days ago)
For The Tree's! :)
$50
Paul R
(416 days ago)
Great work!
$80
Laurie Beck
(416 days ago)
Keep up the fantastic work!
$50
E Brown
(416 days ago)
$300
Dawn
(416 days ago)
Our support towards buying the next property.
$75
Anonymous
(416 days ago)
$500
Platinum Cables Pty Limited
(417 days ago)
$15,000
Victoria Parsons
(418 days ago)
I am honoured to be able to support your work!
$10,000
Vicki Brooke
(419 days ago)
$2,000
Alison Crook
(419 days ago)
$60
Anonymous
(419 days ago)
$100
Gerard
(419 days ago)
$1,000
Anonymous
(420 days ago)
$10
James
(421 days ago)
$100
SUSAN CARLTON
(421 days ago)
WISHING YOU ONGOING SUCCESS AS YOU CONTINUE TO BUY & PRESERVE OUR PRECIOUS RAINFOREST & ECOSYSTEMS
$500
Leonie Gascoigne
(422 days ago)
$100
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Donald
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$150
Julie
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$500
Mary
(424 days ago)
Hope this helps!
$50
Alan
(424 days ago)
For the Rainforest
$105
Catherine
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$50
Kevin
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$200
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$75
Bronwyn Macreadie
(425 days ago)
$50
Beverley
(425 days ago)
$30
Julien
(425 days ago)
One step closer!
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Anonymous
(425 days ago)
$50
Peter
(429 days ago)
$30
Lyndell
(429 days ago)
$145
Linz
(429 days ago)
Keep up the great work!
$100
Andrew
(430 days ago)
$1,000
Eleanor
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$50
Lisa
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$50
Melissa Fratzia
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$20
Lexi
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$30
Lesley
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$100
Anonymous
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Yvonne McIntosh
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$100
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Barbara
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$150
Josephine
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$500
David
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$70
Paul
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$30
Sally
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Anonymous
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$10
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$20
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$500
Anonymous
(437 days ago)
$5
Cynthia
(437 days ago)
$250
Margaret
(437 days ago)
Thank you that this wonderful organisation exists. I absolutely love visiting the rainforest areas
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$50
John
(438 days ago)
$25
Louise
(438 days ago)
$10
Anonymous
(438 days ago)
$20
Kay
(438 days ago)
$10
Anonymous
(438 days ago)
$100
Anonymous
(439 days ago)
Supporting all forms of biodiversity with the specific exception of the human species.
$30,000
(439 days ago)
$500
Anna
(439 days ago)
$300
Anonymous
(439 days ago)
$1,000
Pauline
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$50
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$50
Colleen
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$20
Sergio Canale
(439 days ago)
$1,000
Barry
(440 days ago)
$80
Helena
(441 days ago)
$50
Steven Bowden
(441 days ago)
I Love Rainforests.
$250
Robyn
(442 days ago)
$100
Jeanette
(442 days ago)
$35
Natalie
(442 days ago)
$25
Stephanie Anderson
(442 days ago)
$50
Laurie
(442 days ago)
Please use to buy lot 38, or similar. Thanks
$1,000
Robert A
(442 days ago)
Keep up the good work
$26
Silent Thunder Green Tea Co.
(443 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
(443 days ago)
Wishing you all the Best
$100
Pete
(443 days ago)
$290
June
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$45
Len
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Julie
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$110
Jenny
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$55
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
(445 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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$55
Pamela
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Clinton
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Jules
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$100
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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$50
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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$70
Ann
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Anonymous
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$130
Dennis
(446 days ago)
$110
R & C
(446 days ago)
$30
Jeanette
(446 days ago)
$150
Margaret
(446 days ago)
Great Work and Good Luck with this project.
$2,300
(446 days ago)
Good Luck!
$130
Ulysses
(446 days ago)
Save my home!!
$100
Anonymous
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$25
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Anonymous
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$50
SassyZephyr
(450 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
(450 days ago)
$25
Michael
(450 days ago)
$10
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$20
Marita Macrae
(450 days ago)
Wonderful work, thankyou.
$100
Anonymous
(450 days ago)
$250
Bill Medley
(451 days ago)
$250
Peter
(451 days ago)
$120
Bernadette
(451 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
(452 days ago)
$39
MM
(452 days ago)
:)
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$100
Rainforest Rescuer
(453 days ago)
Keep up the good work!
$100
(453 days ago)
Happy to help :)
$200
Anonymous
(453 days ago)
$170
(453 days ago)
Look forward to the next purchase!
$50
(453 days ago)
Donation towards the end of year campaign.
$150
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