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Slaughterhouses and Roads in Mato Grosso

Publication | 29 January, 2009 at 16:11

This map shows how the main roads which opened up in the1970s link with extensive networks of unofficial roads (not shown on official charts) has led to cattle ranching expanding into remote areas, hundreds of kilometres from slaughterhouses.

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.

Original Vegetation in the State of Mato Grosso

Publication | 29 January, 2009 at 0:00

Original vegetation in the state of Mato Grosso. 185, 587km² (an area twice the size of Hungary) of the once lush rainforest in the state of Mato Grosso has so far been destroyed, primarily because of cattle expansion.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | 29 January, 2009 at 0:00

This map shows the extent of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

Greenpeace condemns Iceland's new whaling quota as a "shameless stunt"

Press release | 28 January, 2009 at 14:09

If the new interim Icelandic government allows the new whaling quota introduced by the outgoing Fisheries Minister to stand, it will mean dire consequences for legitimate trade and tourism that is needed to help Iceland's economy. Whaling...

US, Swiss companies win ‘world's worst’ award at Davos

Press release | 28 January, 2009 at 0:00

Today, on the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, US gold mining giant Newmont Mining and Swiss utility Bernische Kraftwerke (BKW) won the Bern Declaration and Greenpeace Switzerland’s fifth Public Eye Awards for blatantly...

Greenpeace calls for Obama to assert authority and replace officials

Press release | 27 January, 2009 at 16:44

Just days after the inauguration of President Obama, appointees from the Bush administration who are still in place are already attempting to undermine his foreign policy on whaling.

Greenpeace takes whaling debate to the Japanese public

Press release | 26 January, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace, which this year celebrates 20 years of environmental campaigning in Japan, officially opened a new Communications Centre today in the fishing and whaling town of Aomori in Japan's north, where the trial of two Greenpeace activists who...

Taking the whaling debate to the Japanese people

Feature story | 26 January, 2009 at 0:00

We have officially opened a new Communications Centre in the northern fishing district of Aomori. As we mark 20 years of non-violent environmental campaigning in Japan this year, we're bringing our message of healthy oceans, whale protection, and...

Community Mapping in the Amazon

Publication | 20 January, 2009 at 0:00

121 communities have been mapped in the region of Belterra and Santarém.

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