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Leather industry giant moves to end Amazon destruction

Feature story | August 13, 2009 at 18:00

Bertin, the world’s largest leather exporter, is joining the fight against deforestation and climate change by finally doing the right thing and backing the call for a moratorium on buying cattle from farms responsible for Amazon deforestation...

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...

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.

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