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KFC frying the Amazon as violence erupts

Feature story | 18 May, 2006 at 0:00

We don’t think the Amazon should be cut down for chicken feed. And from Brazil to Europe, our activists have faced violence and arrest to protest this environmental crime.

Brazilian Soy Moratorium extended to 2016

Press release | 25 November, 2014 at 16:56

Brasília, 25 November 2014 - The landmark Brazilian Soy Moratorium, set to end in January has been renewed, for the eighth time. The moratorium prevents major traders from selling soy that may be linked to deforestation in the Amazon and will...

Argentinean forest law victory

Feature story | 23 November, 2007 at 0:00

The forests of Argentina are being cleared at a rate of 40 football fields every hour. To stop the destruction we took to the trees - and to the streets. While our activists protested in the forest, we joined forces with other environmental...

10 years ago, the Amazon was being bulldozed for soy. Then everything changed.

Blog entry by Paulo Adario | 10 May, 2016 3 comments

This week – after months of negotiation and uncertainty – the Brazilian government, the soy industry and civil society organizations, including Greenpeace, indefinitely renewed an agreement keeping huge swathes of Amazon rainforest...

Greenpeace Activists in Brazil Block Cargill Soy Facility

Feature story | 22 May, 2006 at 0:00

After two years of investigation, we’ve uncovered a string of illegal soy production that is destroying the Amazon rainforest, and can be traced to a large American corporation: Cargill.

GE Soy? No, Minister

Feature story | 26 November, 2002 at 0:00

Last night was a particularly gruelling one for the crew of the Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza. We maintained our day-long blockade of the "Greek Oil Mills" soybean-processing factory in Greece. Our demand: that Greek Oil Mills and other European...

McAmazon

Feature story | 6 April, 2006 at 0:00

It is a globally known symbol: the golden arches can be seen in many countries around the world. But whatever the fast food giant wants you to believe the golden arches stand for, McDonald's today stands for rainforest destruction. And that is...

Soya traders agree to a moratorium on Amazon deforestation following customer pressure

Press release | 25 July, 2006 at 0:00

In a statement released in Brazil, multinational soya traders have agreed to a two year moratorium on buying soya from newly deforested land in the Amazon. This move shows that the international soya trade has been affected by the negative...

Amazon Soya Crime File

Publication | 6 April, 2006 at 0:00

This crime file follows the chain of rainforest destruction from the heart of the Amazon, where huge areas of forest are being cleared to plant soya, back to Europe, where McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets are sold to millions of people every week.

Choosing Amazon protection over greed, for now

Blog entry by Daniela Montalto | 31 January, 2014 3 comments

We didn't know which way the axe would swing today, so to speak, regarding the extension of a landmark agreement about soya cultivation in the Amazon. And fortunately, it wasn’t the rainforest that got hit. Neither did the soya traders...

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