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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...

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...

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