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Forest Code : Millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest threatened

Publication | July 6, 2011 at 18:42

The threat to the Forest Code and tens of millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest is real.

Brazilian slaughterhouses fail to fully meet first deadline for stopping Amazon...

Feature story | April 5, 2010 at 18:00

In a meeting on April 5th with Greenpeace, the major slaughterhouses of Brazil — including JBS/Bertin, Marfrig and Minerva — showed insufficient progress to comply with the first step in the Zero Deforestation Agreement they signed six months ago...

Cattle industry giant Marfrig takes lead in ending Amazon destruction

Media release | June 22, 2009 at 18:00

The world’s fourth largest beef trader, Marfrig, announced a moratorium last night that will prevent the company from buying cattle raised in newly deforested areas within the Amazon(1). The move by Marfrig comes in the wake of the release of an...

Activists to Brazilian Congress- Turn off the chainsaw (Desliga a moto serra!)

Blog by Daniel Brindis | May 10, 2011 1 comment

Some assume that the Amazon chainsaws have been quiet for the last few years. In some ways it’s true: over the last ten years deforestation rates have been falling. Pressure from Greenpeace, our supporters and allies has helped...

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