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Forest fires in Brazil

Image gallery | 28 October, 2015

Protecting Amazon's Intact Forest Landscapes

Image gallery | 11 September, 2015

Protest Against Illegal Timber in Brazil

Image | 16 May, 2014 at 17:20

Greenpeace Brazil activists protest at the Pampa sawmill nearby the Para state capital, Belem, which has been associated with illegalities in the timber sector and linked with the US timber market. A two year Greenpeace investigation into the...

International Day of Forests 2014

Image gallery | 20 March, 2014

Amazon Soya Moratorium

Image gallery | 31 January, 2014

International Day of Forests

Image gallery | 21 March, 2013

JBS Linked To Amazon Destruction

Image gallery | 6 June, 2012

Pig Iron Occupation, Sao Luis.

Image gallery | 29 May, 2012

Activists occupy Pig Iron shipment

Image | 26 May, 2012 at 19:04

The day after President Dilma failed to fully veto controversial changes to Brazil's ‘forest code’, Greenpeace activists occupy a pile of pig iron and industrial cranes in the port of Sao Luis. While a second team of climbers occupy a cranes...

Q'orianka Kilcher Occupies 'Clipper Hope' Anchor, Brazil.

Image | 21 May, 2012 at 22:12

22 year old actress Q'orianka Kilcher (right), recently appeared alongside Cuba Gooding Jr in ABC's 'Firelight', occupies the anchor chain of the "Clipper Hope" cargo ship with 27 year old Brazilian activist Leonor Cristina Silva Souza. The...

Rainforest Destruction In The Amazon

Image gallery | 14 May, 2012

Boat weekend in Belem city

Image gallery | 10 May, 2012

Projection At The Brazilian National Congress

Image | 10 May, 2012 at 11:50

Greenpeace activists project a laser message protesting against the New Forest Code onto the Brazilian National Congress. President Dilma has the power to veto before it becomes the law. The changes to the Forest Code severely weaken the Amazon...

Rainbow Warrior in Brazil

Image gallery | 7 May, 2012

Belo Monte Dam Project

Image gallery | 16 April, 2012

Amazon: Not for Sale

Image gallery | 5 April, 2012

Amazon floating general assembly

Image gallery | 4 April, 2012

Paulo Adario Named United Nations Forest Hero

Image | 17 February, 2012 at 17:14

Greenpeace Brazil’s Amazon Campaign Director Paulo Adario addresses the Forest Hero ceremony at the United Nations in New York. Adario was presented the award as a celebration of his work in defense of the Amazon Rainforest.

Paulo Adario United Nations Forest Hero

Image gallery | 9 February, 2012

Amazon Drought

Image | 29 September, 2010 at 17:31

29 September 2010 - 240 km southwest of Manaus. Over the last months, the main rivers that compose the Amazon basin, and the western Solimões River in particular, have been going through a strong drought.

2010 Drought in the Amazon Basin

Image gallery | 29 September, 2010

Plane flies over Amazon Basin drought affected areas

Image | 29 September, 2010 at 15:00

Sand banks 29 km west of Tefé.

Pristine rainforest in the Amazon

Image | 6 July, 2010 at 0:15

Pristine rainforest in the Amazon. Since 2000, Greenpeace has been campaigning to end illegal logging in ancient forests in the Amazon, Central Africa, Russia and South-East Asia. A 2010 UN report found that ancient forests worldwide have...

Forest Fires in the Amazon

Image | 8 October, 2009 at 2:00

A view from the airplane of man made forest fires to clear land for cattle and farming, near the BR 163 road and the Flona do Trairao (Trairao National Forest). West of Itaituba National Forest.

Cattle Ranching in Para State, Brazil

Image | 5 September, 2009 at 2:00

Espíritu Santo Cattle Ranching, Para State, Brazil.

Cattle Ranching

Image | 26 August, 2009 at 18:22

A rancher on horse guides his cattle on a road. Cattle ranching is the primary driver of forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon, with 79.5 per cent of deforested land used for cattle pastures.

Cattle paths on a field in the Amazon

Image | 13 August, 2009 at 18:57

Aerial view of cattle in the facilities of

Image | 13 August, 2009 at 18:55

Cattle Ranching in Brazil

Image | 5 July, 2009 at 17:56

Vale Verde Cattle Farm, Para State, Brazil.

Forest fires to clear land for cattle

Image | 9 June, 2009 at 18:17

Smoke from man made forest fires to clear land for cattle or crops.

Cattle farm at Estancia Bahia, Brazil

Image | 9 June, 2009 at 17:55

Slaughtering the Amazon

Image gallery | 9 June, 2009

Slaughtering the Amazon report

Image | 1 June, 2009 at 0:44

Slaughtering the Amazon. Summary. Greenpeace International, June 2009

Slaughtering the Amazon report

Image | 31 May, 2009 at 12:43

Slaughtering the Amazon. Summary. Greenpeace International, June 2009

Livestock Farm in Brazil

Image | 7 April, 2009 at 18:50

01 June - Brazil. Cattle from the Amazon heading to a slaughterhouse in Mato Grosso. The cattle industry is the largest source of deforestation in the world and Brazil’s main source of CO2 emissions. Read more .

Activists with 'forbidden-cattle' signs in the Green Forever reserve

Image | 18 January, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hang “forbidden-cattle signs” in the Green Forever reserve that has recently been illegally deforested area for cattle farming in Porto de Moz, Para, Brazil. The protest is against the lack of reserve protection created four...

Forest Action at the Meeting of Waters Brazil

Image | 15 January, 2009 at 14:53

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise sails between the Solimoes and Negro rivers, Manaus, Amazon to mark the beginning of the “Save the planet now" shiptour. The shiptour is part of the organization’s global effort to alert the Brazilian people to...

The Arctic Sunrise sails between the Solimoes and Negro rivers

Image | 7 January, 2009 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise sails between the Solimoes and Negro rivers, Manaus, Amazon to mark the beginning of the “Save the planet now" ship tour. The ship tour is part of the organization’s global effort to alert the Brazilian people...

Staff at the federal prosecutor's office

Image | 12 December, 2008 at 1:00

Staff at the federal prosecutor's office surrounded by legal documents relating to the Amazon hacking fraud

Man made fires to clear land for cattle or

Image | 27 August, 2008 at 3:00

Man made fires to clear land for cattle or crops. Sao Felix Do Xingu Municipality, Para, Brazil.

Forest Fires in the Amazon

Image | 13 August, 2008 at 3:00

Smoke from man made forest fires to clear land for cattle or crops.

Man made forest fires in the Amazon

Image | 12 August, 2008 at 3:00

Smoke from man made forest fires to clear land for cattle or crops.

Cattle Farm in the Amazon

Image | 8 August, 2008 at 3:00

Cattle Farm in the Amazon - Documenting man made forest fires to clear land for farming and cattle. In very large areas the deforestation has caused devastating desertification of the land.

Greenpeace activists board a cargo ship entering

Image | 17 March, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists board a cargo ship entering the port of Caen, France. The ship is loaded with timber sourced from companies with links to illegal logging operations in the Amazon. The action exposes Europe’s role in fuelling the destruction...

A destroyed Brazilian nut tree field (castanheira)

Image | 17 February, 2008 at 1:00

A destroyed Brazilian nut tree field (castanheira) in the Amazon rainforest.An analysis provided by Greenpeace and a recent photo documentation show how the Lula Government’s forest protection ‘Action Plan’ failed to stop the record-breaking...

Deforestation is responsible for three quarters

Image | 18 October, 2007 at 2:00

Deforestation is responsible for three quarters of Brazil's greenhouse gas emissions, and makes the country the fourth largest climate polluter in the world.

Scarlet Macaw in Cristalino State Park

Image | 3 October, 2007 at 3:00

Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) are seen here in Cristalino State Park. This park reserve is one of the most bio-diverse in the region and is currently under threat from illegal logging and fire.

A Frog in Cristalino State Park

Image | 1 October, 2007 at 3:00

A close up of a frog in Cristalino State Park. This park reserve is one of the most bio-diverse in the region and is currently under threat from illegal logging and fire.

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