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Fast-Food Forest Destruction

Background | 21 May, 2012 at 12:48

Whilst we’ve singled out KFC and parent company Yum! Brands’ role in forest destruction, other fast food companies also have significant impacts on forests and are likely to be using APP paper, as well as other products like soya and palm oil...

New Amazon forest law threatens progress made by soya agreement

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka, Greenpeace Uk | 13 October, 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...

McDonald's: Bad guys do good?

Feature story | 7 February, 2003 at 0:00

McDonalds is one of the last corporations we want to say anything good about. We don't like a lot of what it does and what it stands for but we have to take a deep breath here, and give them some credit where it is due.

Amazon Soya Moratorium Extended

Feature story | 28 July, 2009 at 0:00

More good news about the ongoing campaign to protect the Amazon rainforest: the landmark three-year-old soya moratorium has been extended for another year.

Do renewables really use more land than nuclear power?

Blog entry by Justin | 6 November, 2009 5 comments

Yesterday, we saw nuclear reactor builders AREVA citing a study that said ‘ nuclear power has the smallest land-use footprint of all forms of energy generation ’. The thing is, there’s actually quite a bit of disagreement on the...

After massive consumer pressure

Image | 25 July, 2006 at 0:00

After massive consumer pressure, McDonald's will no longer sell chicken fed on soya grown in deforested areas of the Amazon rainforest.

Hamburgers hide health dangers beyond high

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 1:00

Hamburgers hide health dangers beyond high fat content.

Previous protests at chemical giant ICI against

Image | 1 May, 1992 at 0:00

Previous protests at chemical giant ICI against ozone destroying chemicals

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