Going Wild for Rubber: sourcing wild rubber from the Amazon
Rubber comes from the latex of the rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis), native to the Amazon. The Amazon is the only place in the world where rubber tappers still collect latex from wild rubber trees, without harming them. Buying wild rubber can help protect the world’s largest rainforest and transform the lives of communities. This is a go-to guide produced by WWF and Sky as part of the Sky Rainforest Rescue project, providing all you need to know about wild rubber and how to source it. It includes case studies and a directory of contacts.