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Slaughtering the Amazon

Publication | May 31, 2009 at 18:00

The cattle sector in the Brazilian Amazon is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for an average of one acre lost every 8 seconds. Efforts to halt global deforestation emissions must tackle this sector.

Top name brands implicated in Amazon destruction

Feature story | May 31, 2009 at 18:00

The Greenpeace report “Slaughtering the Amazon” is the product of a three-year investigation into Brazil’s cattle industry, the country’s chief source of CO2 emissions and the largest single driver of deforestation anywhere in the world. Our...

Giving deforestation the boot at Italian shoe fair

Blog by Jamie- Greenpeace UK | October 20, 2011 1 comment

Italian fashion: stylish and sophisticated, but unfortunately may be  linked to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest . As cattle ranching is responsible for about 80 per cent of deforestation in Brazil, it is likely that Brazilian...

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