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Amazon Cattle Footprint, Mato Grosso: State of Destruction

Publication | 29 January, 2009 at 9:08

These Greenpeace maps show that cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in the Amazon state of Mato Grosso.

Cattle industry giant takes lead in ending Amazon destruction

Press release | 23 June, 2009 at 15:30

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.

Under threat

Background | 20 June, 2002 at 16:14

Logging and other resource extraction such as mining pose a serious threat to Russia's Snow Forests.

Slaughtering the Amazon

Slideshow | 8 June, 2009

Amazon Rainforest in Burning Season

Image | 17 September, 2007 at 1:00

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

Image | 8 August, 2008 at 1:00

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

Image | 20 August, 2007 at 1:00

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...

Activists with 'forbidden-cattle' signs in the Green Forever reserve

Image | 18 January, 2009 at 0:00

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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