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Amazon soya agreement extended until year’s end

Press release | 31 January, 2014 at 17:57

Brasília, 31 January 2014 - A landmark moratorium on Brazilian soya that was set to end today has been, after long negotiations, renewed for one last year. The initiative prevents major traders selling soya that may be linked to deforestation in...

UN awards “Forest Hero” Prize to Greenpeace Campaign Director Paulo Adario

Press release | 9 February, 2012 at 1:30

New York, February 8, 2012 – The United Nations will honour Greenpeace Brazil’s Amazon Campaign Director Paulo Adario as a “Forest Hero” at a ceremony in New York on February 9th, in celebration of his work in defense of the Amazon Rainforest.

Forest Hero: UN awards Amazon Campaign Director

Blog entry by Jess Miller | 9 February, 2012 46 comments

Paulo Adario, who heads up our Amazon campaign , may not be your archetypal hero (we’ve never seen him don tights), but we’re proud to announce that he has just been awarded the honour of “Forest Hero” by the UN.  He’s not one to tout...

Two Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner

Image | 19 June, 2005 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner in a huge recently burned area in Porto de Moz region of the Brazilian Amazon.

Hundreds of illegal mahogany logs hidden

Image | 30 October, 2001 at 0:00

Hundreds of illegal mahogany logs hidden under the forest canopy exposed by Greenpeace and Brazilian government officials.

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