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KFC frying the Amazon as violence erupts

Feature story | May 18, 2006 at 0:00

We don’t think the Amazon should be cut down for chicken feed. And from Brazil to Europe, our activists have faced violence and arrest to protest this environmental crime.

Argentinean forest law victory

Feature story | November 23, 2007 at 0:00

The forests of Argentina are being cleared at a rate of 40 football fields every hour. To stop the destruction we took to the trees - and to the streets. While our activists protested in the forest, we joined forces with other environmental...

Greenpeace Activists in Brazil Block Cargill Soy Facility

Feature story | May 22, 2006 at 0:00

After two years of investigation, we’ve uncovered a string of illegal soy production that is destroying the Amazon rainforest, and can be traced to a large American corporation: Cargill.

McAmazon

Feature story | April 6, 2006 at 0:00

It is a globally known symbol: the golden arches can be seen in many countries around the world. But whatever the fast food giant wants you to believe the golden arches stand for, McDonald's today stands for rainforest destruction. And that is...

GE Soy? No, Minister

Feature story | November 26, 2002 at 0:00

Last night was a particularly gruelling one for the crew of the Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza. We maintained our day-long blockade of the "Greek Oil Mills" soybean-processing factory in Greece. Our demand: that Greek Oil Mills and other European...

Soya traders agree to a moratorium on Amazon deforestation following customer pressure

Press release | July 25, 2006 at 0:00

In a statement released in Brazil, multinational soya traders have agreed to a two year moratorium on buying soya from newly deforested land in the Amazon. This move shows that the international soya trade has been affected by the negative...

Choosing Amazon protection over greed, for now

Blog entry by Daniela Montalto | January 31, 2014 3 comments

We didn't know which way the axe would swing today, so to speak, regarding the extension of a landmark agreement about soya cultivation in the Amazon. And fortunately, it wasn’t the rainforest that got hit. Neither did the soya traders...

Amazon Soya Crime File

Publication | April 6, 2006 at 0:00

This crime file follows the chain of rainforest destruction from the heart of the Amazon, where huge areas of forest are being cleared to plant soya, back to Europe, where McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets are sold to millions of people every week.

Putting soya impacts on the map

Feature story | January 20, 2009 at 0:00

Monitoring the effects of deforestation on the Amazon is a difficult undertaking. The Amazon is huge and it's extremely difficult to keep tabs on what's happening in the remote fringes of the rainforest. News of illegal logging and the spread of...

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