Prince's Rainforests Project

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The Prince's Rainforests Project
Princes Rainforest Trust SOS logo.jpg
Founded 2007
Founder Prince Charles
Focus Environmentalism, Conservation
Slogan "making the forests worth more alive than dead"
Website www.rainforestsos.org

The Prince’s Rainforests Project (PRP) was set up in the UK in 2007 [1][2] by Charles, Prince of Wales following reports from leading climate change experts, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, to promote awareness of the urgent need to take action against tropical deforestation. The Prince of Wales has long been concerned about climate change and about how destruction of the world’s rainforests contributes to rising temperatures and sea levels.

The project is working with governments, businesses and non-profit organisations around the world to quickly find solutions to deforestation, with the ambition of "making the trees worth more alive than dead".

On 5 May 2009, The Prince’s Rainforests Project launched a global awareness campaign to improve understanding of the link between rainforests and climate change and the need for urgent action to stop deforestation in the run up to the climate change conference in Copenhagen in December 2009. A number of celebrities worked with the PRP to promote the campaign.[3]

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  1. ^ Charles Clover (25 Oct 2007). "Prince Charles's bid to save existing forests". The Telegraph. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.rainforestsos.org/pages/about-us/
  3. ^ Matilda Battersby (30 September 2009). "Rainforests: Prince Charles and Sting send an SOS to the world". The Independent. Retrieved 1 May 2010.  See also promotional videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/rainforestsproject

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