Rimba Raya is a living example of an economically viable alternative to deforestation.
Rimba Raya is the largest REDD+ project in the world, in terms of avoided emissions delivered to date, protecting nearly 65,000 hectares of peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo and avoiding more than 130 million tonnes of carbon emissions.
Rimba Raya is also the world’s largest privately-funded orangutan sanctuary.
Rimba Raya developes livelihood programmes in surrounding villages (addressing all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals) to provide education, employment and hope for the future.
Rimba Raya is an InfiniteEARTH Project.
Rimba Raya was the first validated REDD+ project – ever – under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and helped define the criteria by which all projects are measured.
We were also the first REDD+ forest-carbon project in the world to receive triple-gold validation under the Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance Standard (CCBA)
Rimba Raya, nearly the size of Singapore, protects one of the most highly endangered ecosystems in the world.
We form a vital patrolled buffer zone between the ever-encroaching bulldozers of the palm oil industry and the Tanjung Puting National Park, home to one of the last remaining wild populations of orangutans on earth.
As the fires in the Amazon forest continue, across the world in the north hemisphere, severe forest fires are also raging in Siberia. Just like the Amazon, Siberia also has its own fire season, which ...
We have many reasons to do what we do. We help support a community of 14 villages & we protect the biodiversity in this corner of Indonesian Borneo. Putri is a mum who was released into our Camp Rimba, she's thriving in the freedom of our forest and has an adorable son now! 😍
16,500 new mangroves have a new home! As you can imagine, it wasn't easy planting them, but the long-term benefits make the challenge worth it!