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Mad Max is here

Feature story | 14 May, 2015 at 11:00

We went on an expedition to see up close — and from above, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) — the real situation of the main reservoirs of the south-eastern Brazil. What we saw shows that the worst of the water crisis is yet to come.

Greenpeace and JBS resume commitment to end Amazon deforestation

Press release | 19 December, 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...

Briefing: Case Study on Angra 3 nuclear reactor

Publication | 10 August, 2010 at 14:00

The Angra 3 reactor is a typical example of a nuclear 'hang-over' project, where construction started decades ago has never been finished. A coalition of environmental and citizen groups has called on European banks and decision makers not to...

BNP told ‘play ball’ at French Masters and stop radioactive investments

Press release | 13 November, 2010 at 14:33

Paris, France, 13 November 2010 –Greenpeace activists at the French Masters’ semi-finals, demanded that the events’ sponsor international banking giant BNP Paribas “stop radioactive investments”, including plans to fund an obsolete and dangerous...

The hidden reality in Dilma's Forest Code 'veto'

Feature story | 1 June, 2012 at 10:20

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tried to create the illusion last week that she was vetoing the very worst parts of Brazil's new Forest Code to protect the Amazon rainforest. The reality, however, is entirely different.

Stop radioactive investment!

Topic | 19 October, 2010 at 22:27

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Broken Promises

Publication | 19 October, 2011 at 18:02

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

JBS aims to silence critics instead of ending Amazon destruction

Press release | 14 June, 2012 at 18:38

Amsterdam, June 14, 2012 – Brazilian beef and leather company JBS, caught red handed for its links to Amazon destruction, has launched legal action against Greenpeace Brazil, trying to challenge minor details rather than ending deforestation.

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...

President Dilma - Veto This Forest Code Hatchet Job

Feature story | 26 April, 2012 at 13:49

Following years of intense pressure from the agribusiness sector, Brazil's parliament yesterday afternoon approved sweeping reforms to the country's forest protection law that spell destruction for the Amazon rainforest.

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