Illegal Deforestation Monitor

IDM tracks illegalities relating to conversion of forests for export-oriented agribusiness, the largest driver of global deforestation Continue reading

Record forest fires are fanning the flames of Nicaragua’s deforestation crisis

18.12.2019 Weak governance and an expanding export-oriented agribusiness model fuel outbreak

Illegal ranching and cattle smuggling threatens protected areas in Lacandon Jungle

29.03.2018 Protected areas within the Central American jungle are increasingly being targeted by ranching and human settlements


Booming beef exports fuel forest clearances and violence in Nicaragua’s Bosawás Reserve

15.04.2017 Humboldt Centre estimate that the biodiversity hotspot has lost more than 92,000 hectares of  forest cover since 2011

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