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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...

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...

Clicking Clean 2014

Publication | 1 April, 2014 at 3:44

Clicking Clean: How Companies are Building the Green Internet

JBS Scorecard

Publication | 26 June, 2012 at 19:00

JBS Scorecard Summary Update

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...

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.

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.

Making REDD Work

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

The Nature Conservancy's Relections on their Experience with Policy and Practice regarding the REDD mechanism for protecting forests.

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.

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.

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