Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

A mystery multinational linked to Colombia's dairy deforestation

25.10.2019 Illegal land clearances in Amazon national parks are being driven by the dairy industry; now, the government is targeting the rogue cattle ranchers supplying a global corporation

Ricardo Galvão: “Bolsonaro gives green light to illegal deforesters”

10.10.2019 Sacked INPE chief tells Earthsight he thinks an ‘internal fight’ over agribusiness expansion will soon engulf Brazil’s congress 

British troops fed by corrupt Brazilian meat firm tied to illegal Amazon deforestation

17.09.2019 Ration packs used by armed forces have contained beef and chicken from JBS since 2009 and until at least 2016, new Earthsight research finds

Pressure builds on big economies to address commodity import risks in wake of Amazon fires

03.09.2019 G7 and UK Amazon aid pledges are meagre compared to their Brazilian beef purchases

Bolivia legalises and expands ‘savage’ deforestation for China and Russia beef deals

16.08.2019 New decree is said to violate landmark Mother Earth law by opening up an additional 4.5 million hectares to cattle ranchers in El Beni

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report reveals 164 land defenders murdered in 2018

Global brands’ zero-deforestation pledges prove hollow as 50 million hectares of forest vanish

12.06.2019 An area twice the size of the UK has been cleared for agribusiness globally since 2010 as illegal cultivation practices of multinational firms add to forest destruction

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