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Grilling Away the Amazon

Publication | 19 November, 2015 at 19:00

In the first evaluation of whether Brazilian supermarkets are ensuring that they are avoiding deforestation in their beef sourcing, the sector is off to a disappointing start: seven supermarkets (representing approximately two-thirds of all...

Slaughtering the Amazon

Publication | 1 June, 2009 at 0:00

The cattle sector in the Brazilian Amazon is the largest driver of deforestation in the world, responsible for one in every eight hectares destroyed globally. Efforts to halt global deforestation emissions must tackle this sector.

Damning the Amazon

Publication | 13 April, 2016 at 10:00

Brazil’s Amazon region, which includes most of the world’s largest remaining area of rainforest, is under attack by uncontrolled economic exploitation. Mainly as a result of industrial agriculture, cattle ranching, mines and infrastructure...

JBS Scorecard

Publication | 26 June, 2012 at 19:00

JBS Scorecard Summary Update

The Amazon Tree Saga: From the Forest to the Market

Publication | 19 January, 2006 at 0:00

How do you get a shipment of illegal logs out of the Amazon and to market in São Paolo? A team of Greenpeace activists risked their lives to go undercover to show -- for the first time -- exactly how it's done.

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.

Forest Code

Publication | 15 June, 2011 at 8:00

The threat to the Forest Code and tens of millions of hectares of Amazon rainforest is real.

Driving Destruction in the Amazon

Publication | 11 May, 2012 at 17:43

Wood charcoal is burning up more than what’s for dinner at backyard barbeques. In Brazil- the world’s largest consumer of wood charcoal, almost all of the wood charcoal is used to process pig iron (a key ingredient for steel). Turning iron ore...

Clicking Clean 2014

Publication | 1 April, 2014 at 3:44

Clicking Clean: How Companies are Building the Green Internet

Cargill - Eating up the Amazon

Publication | 19 May, 2006 at 14:45

Greenpeace research shows that the arrival of Cargill in Santarém, and of soya farmers close behind, is having severe environmental impacts in the Amazon in western Pará State in Brazil.

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