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Established November 2007

Our Mission

To halt the destruction of tropical rainforests, regenerate soil, and reduce poverty by promoting Inga alley cropping as sustainable farming and an alternative to slash and burn

The Board

Antony Melville MSc
Chairman

Antony Melville is a linguist by background but also a keen botanist and naturalist. He spent 25 years travelling the world selling books and translation rights for publishers, latterly as International Sales Director at Dorling Kindersley; thus learning enough Spanish to aid in communication talking to farmers about their use of Inga alley cropping in Honduras. He has recently completed an MSc in Environmental Technology at Imperial College.

Dr. Tiiu-Imbi Miller
Secretary

Tiiu has a keen interest in environmental issues and has previously been instrumental in running a children’s club in aid of saving rainforests. Tiiu has a passion for science and she applies that background to understanding the scientific issues relevant to rainforests and alley cropping. Outside the charity she is now retired, owning and running a small craft business.

Dr. Patrick Miller
Treasurer

Patrick has supported many environmental and human rights charities. He is a retired academic who has a degree in chemistry and psychology. He has an interest in statistics and this was deemed to fit him for the post of treasurer of Rainforest Saver. Outside the chartiy his chief hobbies are gardening and chess.

Nicola Peel

Nicola Peel is an award-winning environmentalist and Solutionist. She has spent 20 years working in the Ecuadorian Amazon founding and coordinating numerous social and environmental projects. She co-founded the Amazon MycoRenewal Project bringing scientists to the Amazon to experiment using fungi to remediate contaminated sites, she has built rainwater harvesting systems for hundreds of families most in need, cleaned up communities by building with eco-bricks (plastic bottles filled with rubbish) and helped found Inga alley cropping in the Amazon. She is also a filmmaker who travelled from the headwaters of the Amazon down river to Brazil to make the feature documentary Blood of the Amazon and is an inspirational speaker at numerous events around the .  Winner of the Peoples Environment Award  Finalist in the Guardian Observer Ethical Awards

Antony Melville MSc, Chariman

Antony Melville is a linguist by background but also a keen botanist and naturalist. He spent 25 years travelling the world selling books and translation rights for publishers, latterly as International Sales Director at Dorling Kindersley; thus learning enough Spanish to aid in communication talking to farmers about their use of Inga alley cropping in Honduras. He has recently completed an MSc in Environmental Technology at Imperial College.

Dr. Tiiu-Imbi Miller, Secretary

Tiiu has a keen interest in environmental issues and has previously been instrumental in running a children’s club in aid of saving rainforests. Tiiu has a passion for science and she applies that background to understanding the scientific issues relevant to rainforests and alley cropping. Outside the charity she is now retired, owning and running a small craft business.

Dr. Patrick Miller, Treasurer

Patrick has supported many environmental and human rights charities. He is a retired academic who has a degree in chemistry and psychology. He has an interest in statistics and this was deemed to fit him for the post of treasurer of Rainforest Saver. Outside the chartiy his chief hobbies are gardening and chess.

Nicola Peel

Nicola Peel is an award-winning environmentalist and Solutionist. She has spent 20 years working in the Ecuadorian Amazon founding and coordinating numerous social and environmental projects. She co-founded the Amazon MycoRenewal Project bringing scientists to the Amazon to experiment using fungi to remediate contaminated sites, she has built rainwater harvesting systems for hundreds of families most in need, cleaned up communities by building with eco-bricks (plastic bottles filled with rubbish) and helped found Inga alley cropping in the Amazon. She is also a filmmaker who travelled from the headwaters of the Amazon down river to Brazil to make the feature documentary Blood of the Amazon and is an inspirational speaker at numerous events around the .  Winner of the Peoples Environment Award  Finalist in the Guardian Observer Ethical Awards.

Our Milestones

Founded in 2007
2018
2015

50,452 Accounts Signed

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2016

80,341 Accounts Signed

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2017

100,732 Accounts Signed

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2018

200,003 Accounts Signed

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Be A Member of Rainforest Saver

For only £2 per month you can be a member of RFS and help prevent deforestation and support farmers to grow food, thereby reducing poverty. You will receive the updates and be invited to the AGM, and so have a say in what we do

Contact

We are happy to talk to you.  Please contact us using the form below.

Office

Our registered postal address is

The Rainforest Saver Foundation

33 Pentland View
Edinburgh
EH10 6PY
United Kingdom

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