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Illegal logs seized after attack on peaceful protest in the Amazon

Press release | 22 September, 2002 at 0:00

US FBI arrests peaceful protesters and freelance photographer

Press release | 13 April, 2002 at 0:00

KFC exposed for trashing the Amazon rainforest for buckets of chicken

Press release | 17 May, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace volunteers unfurled a 300 square metre banner in a massive area of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest this morning with the words 'KFC - Amazon Criminal' - in advance of Kentucky Fried Chicken's (KFC) Annual General Meeting in...

'Picture of Innocence'

Press release | 17 January, 2004 at 0:00

Over a thousand people gathered today on South Beach, Miami to create a massive 'human art' image in creative protest against the unprecedented prosecution of Greenpeace by the U.S Administration. Supporters of the international environmental...

UN awards “Forest Hero” Prize to Greenpeace Campaign Director Paulo Adario

Press release | 9 February, 2012 at 1:30

New York, February 8, 2012 – The United Nations will honour Greenpeace Brazil’s Amazon Campaign Director Paulo Adario as a “Forest Hero” at a ceremony in New York on February 9th, in celebration of his work in defense of the Amazon Rainforest.

Cargill's controversial soya shipping facility in the Amazon is shut down

Press release | 24 March, 2007 at 0:00

A huge soya processing and shipping facility in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, which environmental organisation Greenpeace accuses of being built illegally, has today been closed down by the Brazilian Environmental Agency IBAMA pending an...

Dam collapse in Brazil destroys towns and turns river into muddy wasteland

Blog entry by Bruno Weis | 17 November, 2015 9 comments

On Thursday, November 5th, two dams holding millions of cubic meters of mining waste gave way – launching one of the worst environmental disasters in Brazilian history. Over 25,000 Olympic swimming pools worth of mud –...

Indigenous lands are going up in smoke in the Amazon - because of illegal logging

Blog entry by Luana Lila | 24 October, 2015

In just two months, fire has consumed over 45 percent of the Amazon rainforest in the Arariboia Indigenous Land – an area of protected forest that is home to thousands of people. And despite their efforts, the fire continues to rage...

Broken Promises

Publication | 19 October, 2011 at 18:02

How the cattle industry in the Amazon is still connected to deforestation, slave labour and invasion of indigenous land.

The Amazon’s Tapajos Basin is in danger

Blog entry by Maïa Booker | 30 September, 2015 2 comments

The Brazilian government is currently gearing up to build dozens of energy-producing megadams in the Amazon. São Luiz do Tapajos will be one of the largest – second only to Belo Monte. If it is built, it will devastate the rich...

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