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Appeal – Help save the Costa Rican Bellbird

6. May 2009

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Appeal – Help save the Costa Rican Bellbird

CTF is running an appeal to help raise money for a project in the International Childrens Rainforest, Monteverde, Costa Rica. Can you help save this endangered habitat?

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Create a quilt project

6. November 2008

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Create a quilt project

I was reading an article on the MCL website while looking for engaging projects to do at school with kids and teachers. I came across this article on making a massive quilt, with pictures of the rainforest on. The idea is…

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Build a mini rainforest

26. September 2008

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Build a mini rainforest

When I was a kid (it’s a while ago now!) we built a mini rainforest in my science class which illustrated how the rainforest water cycle worked. This got me to thinking about doing the project again! The basic idea is,…

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The Kids Book Project

15. September 2008

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The Kids Book Project

So you may wonder how you can possibly do a project that can raise money to help save the rainforests of the world. You might be sat at school thinking, there must be something I could do? Some way we…

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CTF heads for a Carbon Neutral website

10. September 2008

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CTF heads for a Carbon Neutral website

Here at Children’s Tropical Forest we’ve taken a step to making our website operation carbon neutral by teaming up with NS Design for the supply of our web hosting. NS Design use data centres owned by Coreix the first UK data centre to…

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Working for good, is it for you?

23. August 2008

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Working for good, is it for you?

At CTF everyone involved works on a pro bono basis, not a single penny of donations is spent on administration overhead, everything goes to land purchase or other projects. It’s the same with many of the projects we raise money…

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Rare day-flying moth spotted

22. August 2008

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Rare day-flying moth spotted

Dan Janzen has sent us an image he has taken of a Male day-flying moth Xanthocastnia evalthe in the family Castniidae, about 2 inch wingspan. While exploring the edge of the old-growth rain forest in central Sector A on 20 May 2008, I spotted this…

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Something to say?

18. August 2008

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Something to say?

Here at CTF we have a core of writers who are working with us to produce blogs from the areas we work with as well as articles from notible conservationists. However, we are always on the look out for interesting…

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