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Grilling Away the Amazon

Publication | 19 November, 2015 at 19:00

In the first evaluation of whether Brazilian supermarkets are ensuring that they are avoiding deforestation in their beef sourcing, the sector is off to a disappointing start: seven supermarkets (representing approximately two-thirds of all...

The Amazon Tree Saga: From the Forest to the Market

Publication | 19 January, 2006 at 1:00

How do you get a shipment of illegal logs out of the Amazon and to market in São Paolo? A team of Greenpeace activists risked their lives to go undercover to show -- for the first time -- exactly how it's done.

JBS Scorecard

Publication | 26 June, 2012 at 19:00

JBS Scorecard Summary Update

Damning the Amazon

Publication | 13 April, 2016 at 10:00

Brazil’s Amazon region, which includes most of the world’s largest remaining area of rainforest, is under attack by uncontrolled economic exploitation. Mainly as a result of industrial agriculture, cattle ranching, mines and infrastructure...

Driving Destruction in the Amazon

Publication | 11 May, 2012 at 17:43

Wood charcoal is burning up more than what’s for dinner at backyard barbeques. In Brazil- the world’s largest consumer of wood charcoal, almost all of the wood charcoal is used to process pig iron (a key ingredient for steel). Turning iron ore...

Slaughtering the Amazon

Publication | 1 June, 2009 at 2:00

The cattle sector in the Brazilian Amazon is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for one in every eight hectares destroyed globally. Efforts to halt global deforestation emissions must tackle this sector.

A Future for Forests

Publication | 29 April, 2008 at 14:16

Amazon case study: Action that must be taken to halt deforestation and illegal logging, preserving both forests and climate.

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 2

Publication | 1 October, 2007 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.

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.

Broken Promises

Publication | 19 October, 2011 at 20:02

How the cattle industry in the Amazon is still connected to deforestation, slave labour and invasion of indigenous land.

Amazon Soya Crime File

Publication | 6 April, 2006 at 2:00

This crime file follows the chain of rainforest destruction from the heart of the Amazon, where huge areas of forest are being cleared to plant soya, back to Europe, where McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets are sold to millions of people every week.

Rainforest Destruction at the Queen Sofia Museum

Publication | 20 October, 2005 at 2:00

The Queen Sofia Museum in Madrid (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía) is one of the best known in Spain. Designed by the architect Jean Nouvel, the museum has been extended over the last three years by the Spanish construction company...

Amazon Deforestation Agreement

Publication | 3 October, 2007 at 2:00

Brasília, Brazil - 3 October 2007 - Nine non-governmental organisations, including Greenpeace, today launched a proposal for a national agreement to end Amazon deforestation at an event attended by the Brazilian Minister of Environment and State...

Minimum Criteria for Industrial Scale Cattle Operations in the Brazilian Amazon Biome

Publication | 5 October, 2009 at 2:00

The following criteria apply to all agribusiness companies operating within the Brazilian Amazon Biome.

Amazon Bulletin - Issue 5

Publication | 20 May, 2009 at 2:00

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