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KFC frying the Amazon as violence erupts

Feature story | 18 May, 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.


Feature story | 25 July, 2006 at 0:00

In an historic deal that has impacts far beyond the golden arches and into the global agricultural market, McDonald's is now the leading company in the campaign to halt deforestation for the expansion of soya farming in the Amazon.

Glyphosate-tolerant crops in the EU

Publication | 30 October, 2012 at 14:51

Renowned agricultural economist Dr. Charles Benbrook was commissioned by Greenpeace International to make the first ever forecast of how Europe would be impacted by the authorisation of the cultivation of herbicide-tolerant, genetically-engineered...

GE soya dumping exposed in Thailand

Feature story | 19 November, 2003 at 0:00

Our activists have deployed two inflatables off the port of Srichang Island in Thailand to label the large cargo ship MV Poseidon by painting a giant "X" and the letters "GMOs" on the side of the ship, exposing that Thailand has become the...

Soya Moratorium

Background | 19 May, 2009 at 14:17

The soya industry has temporarily stopped buying produce from newly-deforested areas in the Amazon, but permanent protection is not guaranteed.

The Lion Wakes Up (Executive Summary)

Publication | 6 March, 2008 at 14:14

In January 2008, after three years of good news about decreasing annual rates of deforestation in the Amazon region, the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the Brazilian National Institute on Space Research (INPE) released...

Brazil can be GE free

Feature story | 12 February, 2003 at 0:00

The commercial growing of genetically engineered (GE) crops in Brazil has been blocked by legal injunctions for several years now. Crucial decisions about these injunctions might be made in the few next weeks. Agrochemical giant Monsanto is...

Greenpeace demands urgent action to prevent further surges in Amazon deforestation

Press release | 6 March, 2008 at 0:00

At a press briefing, Greenpeace today provided an analysis of why the Lula Government's 2004 forest protection 'Action Plan' failed to stop the record-breaking level of deforestation in the Amazon reported for the last half of 2007(1). If further...

Amazon Soya Moratorium

Press release | 14 April, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a renewed commitment by Brazilian soya traders to boycott soya grown in newly deforested areas as part of an on-going soya moratorium(1). The announcement came in response to evidence presented by the GTS, the Brazilian...

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