Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Communities denounce violence and human rights violations in the Brazilian Cerrado

28.03.2018 Civil society organisations issue statement denouncing the “alarming increase in violence and violations of rights of the communities

Illegal deforestation drives dramatic rise in Brazilian emissions, eclipsing effects of recession

31.10.2017 Illegal deforestation drove the biggest increase in Brazilian greenhouse gas emissions for 13 years in 2016, despite a severe recession leading to lower emissions from nearly every sector

80% increase in deforestation in Brazilian conservation units linked to agribusiness and cuts to enforcement

24.04.2017 Imazon study reveals deforestation within conservation units in the Amazon increased by 80% between 2012 and 2015

False documents facilitate illegal sale of land in Brazilian indigenous reserve

13.02.2017 Deforestation of a reserve in Rondonia has intensified after false documents were allegedly drawn up to illegally sell off land

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