Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Asian banks gave $19bn to palm oil firms linked to Indonesia fires

12.12.2019 NGOs call out financing awarded by region’s largest financial institutions

Singapore palm oil firm guilty of illegal Indonesia fires fined $18m

31.10.2019 Court ruling finds PT Arjuna Utama Sawit to have burnt almost 1,000 hectares of land illegally in Central Kalimantan

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

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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