The world's fourth largest beef trader, Marfrig, announced a moratorium last night on buying cattle from farms that deforest the Amazon from now on.
These Greenpeace maps show that cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in the Amazon state of Mato Grosso.
Logging and other resource extraction such as mining pose a serious threat to Russia's Snow Forests.
Amazon Rainforest in Burning Season. On a flight from Alta Floresta to Claudia with a view of the rainforest seen during the burning season when large sections of forest are set on fire by farmers to be cleared for soy farming or cattle breeding.
Cattle Farm in the Amazon - Documenting man made forest fires to clear land for farming and cattle. In very large areas the deforestation has caused devastating desertification of the land.
Paulo Adario and the Enawene Nawe were convoyed by Brazilian Militar Police. Greenpeace activists, representative of the NGO Amazon Native Operation (Opan, in portuguese) and two French journalists were hindered to document forest fires in the...
Greenpeace activists hang “forbidden-cattle signs” in the Green Forever reserve that has recently been illegally deforested area for cattle farming in Porto de Moz, Para, Brazil. The protest is against the lack of reserve protection created four...
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