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Page | January 27, 2010 at 20:09

The Amazon is the largest expanse of tropical rainforest in the world, but it is disappearing at an alarming rate. Since the 1970s, an area of rainforest the size of California has been lost. While most people know that the Amazon is under threat...

Soy Moratorium Reaches One Year Mark

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 18:00

It's been a year since the start of a two-year moratorium on trading soy from freshly deforested areas of the Amazon. It's clear that it is having a positive impact and it looks like the Brazilian government is following suit with a land...

McDonald's pledges to help protect the Amazon

Feature story | July 24, 2006 at 18:00

Brazilian Government Orders Closing of Cargill’s Soy Processing Plant in Amazon

Feature story | March 23, 2007 at 19:00

Just months after Greenpeace activists blocked the facility, Cargill's soy processing plant in the heart of the Amazon rainforest has been shut down by the Brazilian government.

Greenpeace Activists in Brazil Block Cargill Soy Facility

Feature story | May 18, 2006 at 18:00

After two years of investigation, we’ve uncovered a string of illegal soy production that is destroying the Amazon rainforest, and can be traced to a large American corporation: Cargill.

Nothing YUMmy About Amazon Destruction

Feature story | May 17, 2006 at 18:00

New Evidence of Sinar Mas' Rainforest and Peatland Destruction

Publication | April 27, 2010 at 16:04

Greenpeace has new evidence proving that Sinar Mas continues to destroy peatlands and rainforests, pushing orang-utans closer to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change.Sinar Mas is the largest palm oil producer in Indonesia,...

Undercover Investigation Reveals Soy Scandal

Feature story | April 5, 2006 at 18:00

For over two years, Greenpeace international has been involved in an intense investigation of Amazon soy. It's no secret that the Amazon rainforest is being destroyed to make room for soybean crops, but the driving force behind the...

Eating Up the Amazon

Publication | April 5, 2006 at 18:00

In 2004, Greenpeace began to investigate the Amazon soy industry. Our research has identified three U.S.-based agricultural commodities giants - ADM, Bunge and Cargill - at the heart of the Amazon destruction.

Putting soy impacts on the map

Feature story | January 20, 2009 at 18:00

View map as PDFMonitoring the effects of deforestation on the Amazon is a difficult undertaking. The Amazon is so large that it's extremely difficult to keep tabs on what's happening in the remote fringes of the rainforest. News of illegal...

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