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In Brazil, dams threaten rivers, the environment and people's lives

Blog entry by Luana Lila | 14 March, 2017 2 comments

Today is the International Day of Action for Rivers: a time to remember and honour the communities who have been impacted by the construction of dams and the movements trying to prevent disastrous new dam projects. For Brazil, the...

Munduruku and Greenpeace demarcate Indigenous Lands in the heart of the Amazon

Press release | 15 June, 2016 at 2:11

Itaituba, Pára State, Brazil, 15 June 2016 - The Munduruku Indigenous Peoples and Greenpeace Brazil joined forces today in an unofficial, community-led demarcation of their land, deep in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon.

Global support for Indigenous community fighting mega-dam in the Amazon reaches one...

Press release | 8 July, 2016 at 21:09

Munduruku Indigenous Territory, Pará state, Brazil, 8 July 2016 – Greenpeace International Executive Director Bunny McDiarmid is in the Amazon today, working with the Munduruku Indigenous People in the fight against a mega-dam on their lands.

Green Internet timeline

Background | 29 May, 2012 at 17:40

In 2009, Greenpeace launched it’s Cool IT campaign to urge the world’s largest IT companies to be true climate leaders by providing real climate solutions, supporting progressive climate policies and using more renewable energy. In May 2009 the...

Belgium authorities impound Rainbow Trading's illegal timber

Blog entry by Daniela Montalto | 14 November, 2014 3 comments

The Belgian authorities have impounded six containers of Brazilian Amazon timber from Rainbow Trading, the company responsible for Amazon destruction we told you about last week. The authorities have confirmed two of the containers...

This timber must be seized, not sold

Blog entry by Daniela Montalto | 6 November, 2014 9 comments

Today, in waters outside of a Rotterdam port, activists continued tracking illegally sourced timber arriving from the Brazilian Amazon. They confronted a French flagged ship coming from a sawmill dealing illegal timber destined for...

European authorities: time to act on illegal timber

Blog entry by Daniela Montalto | 28 October, 2014 3 comments

Sawmills in the Brazilian Amazon are laundering illegal timber and sending shipments overseas. It's against the law to place illegal timber on the European market, yet the authorities are doing very little about it. Two weeks...

Brazilian slaughterhouses take step in the right direction

Blog entry by Richard George | 17 December, 2013

The three biggest slaughterhouses in Brazil have taken one more step towards ending the cattle sector’s involvement in deforestation in the Amazon - and with deforestation on the rise , that can’t come soon enough. Four years ago,...

Cargill - Eating up the Amazon

Publication | 19 May, 2006 at 16:45

Greenpeace research shows that the arrival of Cargill in Santarém, and of soya farmers close behind, is having severe environmental impacts in the Amazon in western Pará State in Brazil.

Amazon under threat

Publication | 15 December, 2004 at 1:00

The Amazon is currently caught between two destructive forces – deforestation and climate change.

Amazon Bulletin - Issue 4

Publication | 1 November, 2008 at 1:00

Amazon Bulletin - Issue 3

Publication | 1 April, 2008 at 2:00

Amazon Bulletin - Issue 1

Publication | 1 May, 2007 at 2:00

Forest Code

Publication | 15 June, 2011 at 10:00

The threat to the Forest Code and tens of millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest is real.

Soya traders extend moratorium on Amazon destruction

Press release | 28 July, 2009 at 22:09

Greenpeace congratulated Brazilian soya traders today for helping to both protect the Amazon and avert a climate catastrophe by agreeing to extend for another year the moratorium on buying soya linked to Amazon destruction.

Greenpeace exposes Brazilian Government Agency's 'land settlement' scheme driving...

Press release | 20 August, 2007 at 2:00

An Agency of the Brazilian Federal Government, which only days ago was celebrating reductions in Amazon deforestation, is allowing logging companies to destroy large areas of the rainforest by assigning them as 'land settlements' for poor...

Amazon Bulletin - Issue 2

Publication | 1 October, 2007 at 2:00

Amazon gets serious on wind power

Blog entry by David Pomerantz | 15 July, 2015 1 comment

Amazon.com announced this week that it would purchase its electricity from a new 208 megawatt wind farm in North Carolina, the largest wind farm in the entire southeastern United States. The deal confirms two things: First, that...

Take Amazon destruction off my plate! How leading Brazilian slaughterhouses cut its...

Blog entry by Oliver Salge | 2 June, 2015

Six years ago, on the first of June, 2009, I was speaking with well-known companies about the problems cattle-ranching in Brazil is causing to the Amazon rainforest. I told them about how they contribute to rainforest destruction in...

Brazilian slaughterhouses sued for Amazon destruction

Blog entry by Rômulo Batista | 18 April, 2013

Life is about to get a whole lot harder for the slaughterhouses in Brazil who are still tied to a business model based on forest destruction and violation of indigenous and labor rights. IBAMA , the Ministry of Labor, the Federal...

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