Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Critics round on Bolivia authorities for prioritising agribusiness over deforestation crisis

31.01.2020 New legislations in Santa Cruz and Beni could see millions of hectares of forest destroyed for agribusiness as indigenous leaders say an “emergency” is unfolding

Poultry excuses? UK chicken retailers’ soy purchases aiding destruction of South American forests

24.01.2020 Supermarkets and fast-food outlets under fire in new Greenpeace report for buying soy for chicken feed from commodity traders linked to illegal deforestation

Open letter calling on Bolsonaro to protect Amazon exposes double standards

05.12.2019 Several signatories found by Earthsight to sell beef from firm linked to deforestation

Sônia Guajajara: “Agribusiness today really is a plague”

29.11.2019 In an exclusive interview, prominent indigenous leader Sônia Guajajara discusses the threats facing indigenous peoples and Europe’s responsibilities towards conservation in Brazil

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 

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

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