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Palm Oil's New Frontier

Publication | September 5, 2012 at 1:00

The world's biggest palm oil producers and investors have been turning their attention to Africa in recent years, seeking to acquire land to grow oil palms in what some experts have dubbed the "next frontier" of industrial agricultural production.

Junking the Jungle

Publication | May 21, 2012 at 10:44

Greenpeace International research has revealed that KFC is sourcing paper for its packaging products from rainforests. This has been confirmed in China, the UK and Indonesia. Products found to contain rainforest fibre include cups, food boxes,...

Cattle ranching biggest driver of Amazon deforestation

Feature story | January 28, 2009 at 18:00

Between 1990 and 2003, Brazil’s cattle herd more than doubled from 26.6 million to 64 million head of cattle. © GreenpeaceAt the World Social Forum in Belém, in the heart of the Amazon, we’ve released evidence confirming cattle ranching to be the...

Every day is forest day at Greenpeace

Blog by Paulo Adario | March 21, 2013

Today I will celebrate. And my friends and colleagues in the Greenpeace Forest campaign will too. But this is nothing different for us. We do this every day. But maybe, just maybe, the focus that a day like today brings … Continue reading →

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon on the rise again.

Blog by Daniel Brindis | March 29, 2013

Just months after celebrating the lowest historic deforestation rate in the Amazon, the Brazilian government released new figures this week that it may be losing progress. The new Amazon deforestation figures estimate that 654 square miles of...

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