Latest Rainforest Action Network Stories

2013-05-15 23:23:15

Katie Cleary and Peace 4 Animals is issuing a challenge to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Ralphs along with grocery stores around the country to stop the sale of products containing unsustainable

2011-05-11 11:43:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two weeks before Chevron's Annual General Shareholder meeting, a report released today, An Analysis of the Financial and Operational Risks to Chevron Corporation from Aguinda v.

2008-12-04 09:18:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rainforest Action Network praised Bank of America today for its decision to phase out financing for companies that practice mountaintop removal coal mining, a highly destructive and controversial method of coal extraction.

2008-10-09 11:46:06

Carbon brokers are devising a plan in which greenhouse gas polluters in rich countries would pay tropical communities in exchange for slowing deforestation.

2008-09-21 03:00:22

By MacDonald, Christine JUDSON BARROS lives in the state of Piaui in northwestern Brazil - a region known as El Cerrado that is traditionally dominated by dirt poor family farms and tropical woodland savannahs.

2008-09-15 09:00:48

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though most Americans support bold action to create a clean energy future, many are disheartened that individual actions such as switching to energy efficient light bulbs, taking mass transit, and voting aren't enough.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.