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New: Google Earth tour of rainforest victory for climate

Feature story | October 2, 2009 at 18:00

In collaboration with the Danish government and others, Google is launching a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet and possible solutions. Last week a set of tours,...

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...

Statement from Soy Traders

Page | July 26, 2006 at 12:29

Location of Mato Grosso in the Amazon region

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

The Amazon rainforest is home to the most diverse ecosystem on earth, as well as millions of indigenous peoples. It is under grave threat from being cleared and burned primarily for cattle pastures. Deforestation not only destroys biodiversity...

Land Use and Slaughterhouses in Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows the extent to which cattle pasture is the main use of deforested land in Mato Grosso.

Slaughterhouses and Roads in Mato Grosso

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows how the main roads that were opened up in the 1970s link with extensive networks of unofficial roads (not shown on official charts), and how this has led to cattle ranching expanding into remote areas hundreds of kilometres from...

Cattle ranching expansion in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

Between 1996 and 2006 the area of cattle pastures in the Brazilian Amazon grew by approximately 10 million hectares – an area about the size of Iceland.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Publication | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

This map shows the extent of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

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