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Greenpeace and JBS resume commitment to end Amazon deforestation

Press release | December 19, 2012 at 11:23

Sao Paulo, 19 December 2012 – In a renewed effort to eliminate deforestation from the cattle industry’s chain of supply, Greenpeace Brazil and JBS arriving at a new stage in the process, announced today the restart of dialogue on the...

Amazon and the FSC

Publication | September 3, 2001 at 0:00

Actress Q'Orianka Kilcher Climbs Anchor Chain of Giant Amazon Cargo Ship

Press release | May 21, 2012 at 10:30

Sao Luis, Brazil, May 21, 2012 - Actress and human rights activist Q'orianka Kilcher has climbed the anchor chain of a cargo ship in Brazil to protest the invasion of indigenous tribal land and illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest. She is...

Dramatic "Pig Iron" Blockade Puts Spotlight on Brazilian President

Press release | May 14, 2012 at 10:30

Sao Luis, Brazil, May 14, 2012 - Greenpeace activists today prevented a shipment of 'pig iron' bound for the USA from leaving the Amazon, after the environmental group released new evidence that the commodity is linked to slavery and rainforest...

Flotilla Assembly to demand an end to Amazon destruction

Blog entry by Jess Miller | April 10, 2012 4 comments

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior served as center stage on wednesday for a flotilla assembly deep in the Amazon. Boats travelled, some for more than a day, to join the assembly and give testimonials of the destruction threatening...

The Santarém five & illegal logging - a case study

Publication | October 1, 2001 at 0:00

This briefing investigates logging companies who are exporting the vast majority of wood from the port of Santarém in Para State in the eastern Amazon, and presents the evidence that all are involved in illegal and sometimes destructive logging.

Brazil's Sarah Palin- Will she support Zero Deforestation?

Blog entry by Pat Venditti, Greenpeace International | April 10, 2012

As the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior was sailing down the Amazon I participated in an event that was very different from our day-to-day campaigning for Zero Deforestation in the Amazon. It was a suit and tie summit in London...

New Amazon forest law threatens progress made by soya agreement

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka, Greenpeace Uk | October 13, 2011 1 comment

It should be a day to celebrate. It's now five years since the sound of chainsaws in the Amazon went from a roar to a whisper. Some of you will have even helped to make this incredible result possible. But a change to Brazil's forest...

Greenpeace delivers Picture to the Brazilian Embassy

Image | May 21, 2012 at 11:02

Greenpeace delivers an image to the Brazilian Embassy in London ahead of President Dilma Rousseff decision on whether or not to veto a controversial new Forest Code for the country. If passed into law, the new Code will drastically reduce forest...

Amazon: Not for Sale

Slideshow | April 5, 2012

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